Bartonellosis

  • A. Karen Kreutner

Abstract

Bartonellosis, also known as Carrion’s disease, is the term for infections caused by Bartonella bacilliformis. The disease may present in one of two fashions: either Oroya fever, which is an acute febrile anemia associated with a high mortality rate, or a more benign verruga peruana, which has cutaneous lesions only.

Keywords

Anemia Penicillin Bacillus Streptomycin Bilirubin 

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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1985

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