Which clinical history findings are characteristic of bartonellosis (Bartonella infection)-related bacteremia in patients with HIV/AIDS?

Updated: Jun 19, 2019
  • Author: Kassem A Hammoud, MD; Chief Editor: Pranatharthi Haran Chandrasekar, MBBS, MD  more...
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In patients with HIV, infection with either B henselae or B quintana causes gradual onset of aching, headache, fatigue, and weight loss. Fever begins later. Persistent bacteremia with B henselae may develop in people with AIDS.


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