Pathogenicity and treatment of Bartonella infections.

@article{Angelakis2014PathogenicityAT,
  title={Pathogenicity and treatment of Bartonella infections.},
  author={Emmanouil 711 Anuradha Angelakis and Didier Raoult},
  journal={International journal of antimicrobial agents},
  year={2014},
  volume={44 1},
  pages={16-25}
}
Bartonella spp. are responsible for emerging and re-emerging diseases around the world. The majority of human infections are caused by Bartonella henselae, Bartonella quintana and Bartonella bacilliformis, although other Bartonella spp. have also been associated with clinical manifestations in humans. The severity of Bartonella infection correlates with the patient's immune status. Clinical manifestations can range from benign and self-limited to severe and life-threatening disease. Clinical… CONTINUE READING
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