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Bacillary angiomatosis

Lisa A Spacek, M.D., Ph.D.
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PATHOGENS

  • Bartonella spp. are fastidious, facultative, intracellular gram-negative bacilli, members of the class Alphaproteobacteria.
  • B. henselae, endemic worldwide, commonly infects feral and domestic cats; vector for cat-to-cat transmission is the cat flea. Transmitted by exposure to cat flea feces, cat scratches, or bite of cat flea. High organism burden in kitten saliva.
  • B. quintana, etiologic agent of trench fever, spread by human body louse.
  • B. bacilliformis, agent of Carrion’s disease, includes Oroyo fever (acute hemolytic anemia) and verruga peruana (Peruvian warts), sandfly is vector.

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Last updated: April 8, 2019

Citation

Spacek, Lisa A. "Bacillary Angiomatosis." Johns Hopkins HIV Guide, 2019. Johns Hopkins Guide, www.hopkinsguides.com/hopkins/view/Johns_Hopkins_HIV_Guide/545018/all/Bacillary_angiomatosis.
Spacek LA. Bacillary angiomatosis. Johns Hopkins HIV Guide. 2019. https://www.hopkinsguides.com/hopkins/view/Johns_Hopkins_HIV_Guide/545018/all/Bacillary_angiomatosis. Accessed August 19, 2019.
Spacek, L. A. (2019). Bacillary angiomatosis. In Johns Hopkins HIV Guide. Available from https://www.hopkinsguides.com/hopkins/view/Johns_Hopkins_HIV_Guide/545018/all/Bacillary_angiomatosis
Spacek LA. Bacillary Angiomatosis [Internet]. In: Johns Hopkins HIV Guide. ; 2019. [cited 2019 August 19]. Available from: https://www.hopkinsguides.com/hopkins/view/Johns_Hopkins_HIV_Guide/545018/all/Bacillary_angiomatosis.
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