Which conditions should be included in the differential diagnoses of bartonellosis (Bartonella infection)-related Oroya fever and verruga peruana?

Updated: Jun 19, 2019
  • Author: Kassem A Hammoud, MD; Chief Editor: Pranatharthi Haran Chandrasekar, MBBS, MD  more...
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Oroya fever and verruga peruana: Febrile patients who have returned from travel to a developing country mandate consideration of a rather large number of possible illnesses depending on the itinerary, activities, and potential for exposures. Serious illnesses to consider include Dengue fever, malaria, tuberculosis, and babesiosis.


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