Skin manifestations of Bartonella infections.

  title={Skin manifestations of Bartonella infections.},
  author={C{\'e}sar A Chian and Jorge E. Arrese and G{\'e}rald E. Pi{\'e}rard},
  journal={International journal of dermatology},
  volume={41 8},
The recognition of the bacteria family Bartonellaceae , genus Bartonella has expanded during the past decade from the single Bartonella bacilliformis to 17 currently identified species (Table 1). At least six of these ( B. bacilliformis, B. henselae, B. quintana, B. elizabethae , B. clarridgeiae and B. vinsonni arupensis ) are responsible for human diseases. 1,2 The growing knowledge in this field of pathology and the new insights provided by molecular biology suggest that the number of… CONTINUE READING
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