• Carrion’s Disease: diagnostic and antibody levels in a northern endemic area of Peru

      Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas (UPC) (Joint International Tropical Medicine Meeting, 2015-08-13)
      The objective of this study was to compare 2 different techniques used in Peru for diagnostic and evaluate the antibody titters for B. bacilliformis in inhabitants of both post-outbreak and one established endemic area.
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    • Identification of new antigen candidates of Bartonella bacilliformis

      Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas (UPC) (Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas (UPC), 2015-11-18)
      Bartonella bacilliformis is the aetiological agent of Carrion's disease, an overlooked illness with a lethal febrile stage and a benign warty phase. Its endemic in Andean areas, mainly affecting Peru, but also reported in Ecuador, Colombia, Bolivia and Chile.
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