KEGG   DISEASE: Bartonellosis
Entry
H00326                      Disease                                
Name
Bartonellosis
Description
Bartonella species are fastidious gram-negative bacilli. They are usually transmitted by hematophagous insects, such as sandflies, fleas, and lice but can also be transmitted by animal scratches and bites. Human bartonellosis is a group of diseases with a rapidly increasing clinical spectrum. Only a handful of more than 20 members of the genus are known to be of medical significance in humans.
Category
Infectious disease
Brite
Infectious diseases [BR:br08401]
 Bacterial infections
  Infections caused by alpha proteobacteria
   H00326  Bartonellosis
Human diseases in ICD-11 classification [BR:br08403]
 01 Certain infectious or parasitic diseases
  Certain zoonotic bacterial diseases
   1B98  Cat-scratch disease
    H00326  Bartonellosis
  Other bacterial diseases
   1C11  Bartonellosis
    H00326  Bartonellosis
Pathogen
Bartonella henselae (Cat-scratch disease) [GN:bhe]
Bartonella bacilliformis (Oroya fever and bacillary angiomatosis) [GN:bbk]
Bartonella quintana (Trench fever and bacillary angiomatosis) [GN:bqu]
Bartonella grahami (Neuroretinitis) [GN:bgr]
Bartonella elizabethae
Candidatus Bartonella ancashi [GN:banc]
Drug
Tetracycline hydrochloride [DR:D02122]
Doxycycline [DR:D00307]
Doxycycline hyclate [DR:D02129]
Doxycycline calcium [DR:D03903]
Minocycline hydrochloride [DR:D00850]
Demeclocycline hydrochloride [DR:D00290]
Comment
For trench fever, see also H00327.
Other DBs
ICD-11: 1B98 1C11
ICD-10: A28.1 A44
MeSH: D001474
MedlinePlus: 001614
Reference
  Authors
Conrad DA
  Title
Treatment of cat-scratch disease.
  Journal
Curr Opin Pediatr 13:56-9 (2001)
DOI:10.1097/00008480-200102000-00010
Reference
  Authors
Maguina C, Guerra H, Ventosilla P
  Title
Bartonellosis.
  Journal
Clin Dermatol 27:271-80 (2009)
DOI:10.1016/j.clindermatol.2008.10.006
Reference
  Authors
Velho PE, Cintra ML, Uthida-Tanaka AM, de Moraes AM, Mariotto A
  Title
What do we (not) know about the human bartonelloses?
  Journal
Braz J Infect Dis 7:1-6 (2003)
DOI:10.1590/S1413-86702003000100001
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