HIV/AIDS Glossary

Bartonellosis

A group of infections caused by the bacteria Bartonella. Examples of the various infections include cat scratch disease, trench fever, bacillary angiomatosis (BA), and bacillary peliosis hepatis. BA and bacillary peliosis hepatis occur only in people with weakened immune systems, such as people with HIV.

Related Term(s): Opportunistic Infection

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