Carrion’s disease after blood transfusion

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Pons, Maria J.; Lovato, Pedro; Silva, Jaquelyne; Urteaga, Numan; Valle Mendoza, Juana del; Ruiz, Joaquim;
  • Publisher: Edizioni SIMTI - SIMTI Servizi Srl
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.2450/2015.0036-15, pmc: PMC5111377
  • Subject: Blood transfusion | Andes Region | Transfusion-transmitted disease | Transfusió de sang | Andes (Regió) | Emerging infectious diseases | Malalties emergents | Case Report | Carrion’s disease | Blood | Bartonella bacilliformis,
    mesheuropmc: parasitic diseases

Bartonella bacilliformis is a pathogen that is endemic in some areas of the Andean region of Peru, southern Ecuador and southern Colombia. This pathogen causes so-called Carrion's disease, a biphasic disease with acute and chronic phases (called Oroya fever and "Peruvia... View more