Posts Tagged ‘fiebre de la Oroya’

Carrion’s Disease and the Skin (For professionals)

Tuesday, August 10th, 2010

Synonyms: Verruga peruana, Peruvian warts, Oroya fever, Carrion’s disease Spanish (Español): enfermedad de Carrión, fiebre de la Oroya, verruga peruana Limited to Colombia, Ecuador and Peru, the disease is caused by a facultative intracellular bacterium called Bartonella Bacilliformis. It is transmitted through a sandfly bite. Treatment consists of antibiotics. It is characterized by an acute […]

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