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 is a growing problem in resource-limited settings[Pretorius 2000; Lamas 2010]
  • Bacillary angiomatosis should be suspected in patients treated for Kaposi’s sarcoma who do not respond to standard treatment and/or when histopathology does not confirm Kaposi’s sarcoma

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