Bartonella-Associated Transverse Myelitis.

Sendi, Parham; Hirzel, Cédric; Bloch, Andreas; Fischer, Urs; Jeannet, Natalie; Berlinger, Livia; Krestel, Heinz Eric (2017). Bartonella-Associated Transverse Myelitis. Emerging infectious diseases, 23(4), pp. 712-713. U.S. National Center for Infectious Diseases 10.3201/eid2304.161733

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Each year in the United States, 500 patients are hospitalized for cat-scratch disease, caused by Bartonella henselae infection. We report a case of rare but serious neurologic B. henselae infection. When typical features of cat-scratch disease occur with neurologic findings, Bartonella infection should be suspected and diagnostic testing should be performed.

Item Type:

Journal Article (Further Contribution)

Division/Institute:

04 Faculty of Medicine > Service Sector > Institute for Infectious Diseases > Infection Serology
04 Faculty of Medicine > Department of Intensive Care, Emergency Medicine and Anaesthesiology (DINA) > Clinic of Intensive Care
04 Faculty of Medicine > Department of Head Organs and Neurology (DKNS) > Clinic of Neurology
04 Faculty of Medicine > Department of Haematology, Oncology, Infectious Diseases, Laboratory Medicine and Hospital Pharmacy (DOLS) > Clinic of Infectiology
04 Faculty of Medicine > Service Sector > Institute for Infectious Diseases

UniBE Contributor:

Sendi, Parham; Hirzel, Cédric; Bloch, Andreas; Fischer, Urs; Jeannet, Natalie; Berlinger, Livia and Krestel, Heinz Eric

Subjects:

500 Science > 570 Life sciences; biology
600 Technology > 610 Medicine & health

ISSN:

1080-6040

Publisher:

U.S. National Center for Infectious Diseases

Language:

English

Submitter:

Annelies Luginbühl

Date Deposited:

24 Oct 2017 11:30

Last Modified:

25 Oct 2017 08:00

Publisher DOI:

10.3201/eid2304.161733

PubMed ID:

28322716

Uncontrolled Keywords:

Bartonella henselae bacteria cat-scratch disease myelitis transverse myelitis zoonoses

BORIS DOI:

10.7892/boris.98333

URI:

https://boris.unibe.ch/id/eprint/98333

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