Bartonella: new explanations for old diseases.

Until recently, there were only two recognised human diseases caused by Bartonella spp.: trench fever due to B. quintana and Carrion’s disease due to B. bacilliformis. Since then, Bartonella spp. have been recognised as causative agents of further human diseases, including bacillary angiomatosis, cat-scratch disease, chronic bacteraemia, chronic… CONTINUE READING