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

  • Diagnosis of bacillary angiomatosis is established with tissue histology; PCR is used for speciation[LeBoit 1989]
  • Serologic testing is available but may be unreliable in people with advanced HIV infection[Regnery 1992; Koehler 2003; Perkocha 1990]

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