Bartonella spp. infection in HIV positive individuals, their pets and ectoparasites in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil: serological and molecular study.

@article{Lamas2010BartonellaSI,
  title={Bartonella spp. infection in HIV positive individuals, their pets and ectoparasites in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil: serological and molecular study.},
  author={Cristiane da Cruz Lamas and Maria Ang{\'e}lica Monteiro de Mello Mares-Guia and Tatiana Rozental and Namir Santos Moreira and Alexsandra Rodrigues de Mendonça Favacho and Jairo Dias Barreira and Alexsandro Guterres and M{\'a}rcio Neves B{\'o}ia and Elba Regina Sampaio de Lemos},
  journal={Acta tropica},
  year={2010},
  volume={115 1-2},
  pages={137-41}
}
BACKGROUND Bartonella is the agent of cat-scratch disease, but is also responsible for more severe conditions such as retinitis, meningoencephalitis, endocarditis and bacillary angiomatosis. Its seroprevalence is unknown in Brazil. METHODS Patients in an AIDS clinic, asymptomatic at the time of the study, were enrolled prospectively. They answered a structured questionnaire and had blood taken for serological and molecular assays. Cat breeder's pets were tested serologically and collected… CONTINUE READING
Related Discussions
This paper has been referenced on Twitter 5 times. VIEW TWEETS

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 14 extracted citations

Cat Scratch Disease in kidney transplant receptors: is it a rare or underdiagnosed pathology?

Jornal brasileiro de nefrologia : 'orgao oficial de Sociedades Brasileira e Latino-Americana de Nefrologia • 2014

Hantavirus infection in HIV positive individuals in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil: a seroprevalence study.

The Brazilian journal of infectious diseases : an official publication of the Brazilian Society of Infectious Diseases • 2013

[Pet ownership in inmunocompromised patients: update and veterinary and medical considerations].

Revista chilena de infectologia : organo oficial de la Sociedad Chilena de Infectologia • 2013

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 50 references

High prevalence of Bartonella quintana endocarditis in Sfax, Tunisia.

The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene • 2005
View 6 Excerpts
Highly Influenced

Laboratory diagnosis of Bartonella infections.

Clinics in laboratory medicine • 2002
View 5 Excerpts
Highly Influenced

Bartonella henselae serostatus is not correlated with neurocognitive decline in HIV infection.

Scandinavian journal of infectious diseases • 2001
View 5 Excerpts
Highly Influenced

[Seroepidemiology of Bartonella henselae infection in HIV-infected patients].

Enfermedades infecciosas y microbiologia clinica • 1999
View 1 Excerpt
Highly Influenced

Human bartonellosis: seroepidemiological and clinical aspects with emphasis on data from Brazil – a review

C. amas, A. Curi, M. N. Bóia, E.R.S. Lemos
Mem. Inst. Oswaldo Cruz • 2008

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…