Bacterial Infections

  • Author: Harjot K. Singh, MD (More Info)
  • Editors in Chief: Joseph J. Eron, Jr., MD; Daniel R. Kuritzkes, MD
  • Last Reviewed: 8/31/21 (What's New)

Summary

  • Bartonella causes bacillary angiomatosis and peliosis hepatitis in persons with HIV[Koehler 1997]
  • B quintana, B henselae, and B elizabethae are specific Bartonella species that cause infection in persons with HIV[CDC OI]
    • B quintana is linked to body lice infestation and found primarily in homeless people

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