Dr. Marna Ericson | New Techniques to Diagnose Dangerous Bartonella Infections

Jan 11, 2024 | biology, health and medicine

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Bartonella bacteria, which hide in blood, skin, and many other tissues, are known to contribute to a diverse range of human diseases, with symptoms including with symptoms including – but not limited to – swollen lymph nodes, joint and back pain, skin lesions, weakness, headache, dizziness, cardiac conditions and psychiatric symptoms. Humans are exposed to Bartonella through contact with fleas, lice, sand flies, deer flies, possibly mites, spiders and ticks, and bites from infected animals. Read More

Original Article Reference

Summary of the papers ‘Bartonella henselae Detected in Malignant Melanoma, a Preliminary Study’, http://doi.org/10.3390/pathogens10030326; and ‘Imaging analysis of Bartonella species in the skin using single-photon and multi-photon (second harmonic generation) laser scanning microscopy’, doi.org/10.1002/ccr3.2939


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