Enhanced Flu Testing Available at ABC Pediatrics!

rapid molecular testing for flu

FLU SEASON has MOST DEFINITELY ARRIVED! ABC Pediatrics has now incorporated the latest flu testing technology into our in-office lab.  The new testing, called rapid molecular testing, detects RNA (ribonucleic acid) molecules of the influenza virus. With a simple swab of the nose, a sample is collected and processed using the new testing method, which can quickly and more accurately determine if your child is infected with the flu virus.

ABC Polar Express Days Giveaway!

ABC Polar Express Days Giveaway!

ABC Pediatrics is offering our 2nd annual Polar Express Celebration for our patients to kick off the winter season here in Dunn. We’re hoping for a little snow this winter and to encourage Mother Nature to cooperate, in conjunction with our Polar Express Celebration, we are offering our patients the opportunity to enter our Polar Express Snowball Promotion! When one of our registered patients visits our office between Monday, November 28th and Wednesday, December 21st,

Back in Business!

Back in Business!

POWER HAS BEEN RESTORED at the office and we will be OPEN for normal business hours tomorrow, Thursday, 10/13/16. Please bear with us as we respond to your calls and process requests as quickly as possible. Also, our immunizations and immunotherapy medications will be relocated from safe, offsite storage so those services will not be available.

Button Disk Battery Danger to Children

button disk batteries

True Story…..A 22-month-old boy fell to the bathroom floor, began vomiting blood, and stopped breathing. His family called paramedics. The child died in the emergency room before his x-ray could be interpreted.  An autopsy revealed that he had swallowed a button battery that had lodged in and severely burned his esophagus. He died from internal bleeding. The circumstances and timeframe surrounding when the child found and swallowed the battery remain unknown. The family reported that