|bartonella infections||medical dictionary|
Infections by the genus bartonella. Bartonella bacilliformis can cause acute febrile anaemia, designated oroya fever, and a benign skin eruption, called verruga peruana. Bartonella quintana causes trench fever, while bartonella henselae is the aetiologic agent of bacillary angiomatosis (angiomatosis, bacillary) and is also one of the causes of cat scratch disease in immunocompetent patients.
(12 Dec 1998)
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