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<i>Bartonella</i> Infection Associated with Systemic Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis

Masato Tsukahara, Hidehiro Tsuneoka, Hiroshi Tateishi, Kyoko Fujita and Masashi Uchida

in Clinical Infectious Diseases

Published on behalf of Infectious Diseases Society of America

Volume 32, issue 1, pages e22-e23
Published in print January 2001 | ISSN: 1058-4838
Published online January 2001 | e-ISSN: 1537-6591 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/317532
Bartonella Infection Associated with Systemic Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis

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A 4-year-old girl with systemic juvenile rheumatoid arthritis had Bartonella infection diagnosed serologically. This case suggested that Bartonella (most probably Bartonella henselae) infection may in part be responsible for the development of systemic juvenile rheumatoid arthritis.

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Subjects: Infectious Diseases ; Immunology ; Public Health and Epidemiology ; Microbiology

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