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Vertebral Osteomyelitis Due to <i>Bartonella henselae</i> in Adults: A Report of 2 Cases

Renaud Verdon, Loïk Geffray, Thierry Collet, Hervé Huet, Jean-Jacques Parienti, Monique Debruyne, Michel Vergnaud and Claude Bazin

in Clinical Infectious Diseases

Published on behalf of Infectious Diseases Society of America

Volume 35, issue 12, pages e141-e144
Published in print December 2002 | ISSN: 1058-4838
Published online December 2002 | e-ISSN: 1537-6591 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1086/344791
Vertebral Osteomyelitis Due to Bartonella henselae in Adults: A Report of 2 Cases

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We describe 2 adult patients (1 of whom was infected with human immunodeficiency virus) with osteomyelitis due to Bartonella henselae. Diagnosis was established on the basis of direct identification of the microorganism in one case and seroconversion in the other. Both patients recovered completely within 3 months.

Journal Article.  2560 words.  Illustrated.

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

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