TitleHemoplasma infection in HIV-positive patient, Brazil.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2008
AuthorsSantos, APires Dos, Santos, RPires dos, Biondo, AW, Dora, JM, Goldani, LZ, de Oliveira, STostes, Guimarães, AMarcia de, Timenetsky, J, de Morais, HAutran, González, FHD, Messick, JB
JournalEmerging infectious diseases
Date Published2008 Dec
KeywordsDNA, Sequence Analysis

Hemotrophic mycoplasmas infect a variety of mammals. Although infection in humans is rarely reported, an association with an immunocompromised state has been suggested. We report a case of a Mycoplasma haemofelis-like infection in an HIV-positive patient co-infected with Bartonella henselae.