Bacterial Infections

  • Author: Harjot K. Singh, MD (More Info)
  • Editors in Chief: Daniel R. Kuritzkes, MD; Joseph J. Eron, Jr., MD
  • Last Reviewed: 4/1/16 (What's New)

Summary

  • Bartonella causes bacillary angiomatosis and peliosis hepatitis in HIV-infected patients[Koehler 1997]
  • B quintana and B henselae are the Bartonella species that cause infection in HIV infection[CDC OI]
    • B quintana is linked to body lice infestation and found primarily in homeless people

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