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Bartonellosis: Introduction

Bartonellosis: An infectious disease caused by Bartonella bacilliforms and transmitted by sandflies. It causes fever, anemia and a skin rash. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Bartonellosis is available below.

Symptoms of Bartonellosis

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Bartonellosis: Complications

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Causes of Bartonellosis

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Misdiagnosis and Bartonellosis

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Definitions of Bartonellosis:

Infections by the genus BARTONELLA. Bartonella bacilliformis can cause acute febrile anemia, designated Oroya fever, and a benign skin eruption, called verruga peruana. BARTONELLA QUINTANA causes TRENCH FEVER, while BARTONELLA HENSELAE is the etiologic agent of bacillary angiomatosis (ANGIOMATOSIS, BACILLARY) and is also one of the causes of CAT-SCRATCH DISEASE in immunocompetent patients. - (Source - Diseases Database)

Bartonellosis is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Bartonellosis, or a subtype of Bartonellosis, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Bartonellosis as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet


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