Human bartonellosis: before and after Daniel Alcides Carrion
Keywords:Bartonellosis, Carrion’s disease, History of medicine, Peru
AbstractThis is a review of bibliographic aspects associated to the knowledge about human bartonelosis before and after the death of Daniel Alcides Carrion. Emphasis is placed on stimulus in the development of medical research in Peru by the self-inoculation and subsequent death of Carrion especially in relation to human bartonellosis, conducted by Peruvian researchers and others around the world. The review includes the basic area of knowledge about the bacteria that causes the illness, the host response to infection as well as the biphasic behavior of the disease. The revised bibliography includes contributions to the knowledge of the disease in the last 100 years, now known with the eponym “Carrion’s disease”.
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Takano Morón J. Human bartonellosis: before and after Daniel Alcides Carrion. Rev Peru Med Exp Salud Publica [nternet]. 2014 Jul. 2 [cited 2023 Jun. 7];31(2). vailable from: https://rpmesp.ins.gob.pe/index.php/rpmesp/article/view/64
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