Bartonellosis

Synonym(s)

Cat scratch disease; catscratch disease; trench fever; urban trench fever; bacillary peliosis; Parinaud oculoglandular syndrome; Parinaud's oculoglandular syndrome; Oroya fever; Carrion disease; Carrion's disease; verruga peruana; benign lymphoreticulosis

Definition

Infections caused by species belonging to the bacterial genus Bartonella

Therapy

Ascorbic acid 150-300 mg per day for 1 month

References

Ghorbani AJ, Eichler C (1994) Scurvy. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology 30(5 Pt 2):88I-883

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