|Title||Hemoplasma infection in HIV-positive patient, Brazil. |
|Publication Type||Journal Article |
|Year of Publication||2008 |
|Authors||Santos, 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 |
|Journal||Emerging infectious diseases |
|Date Published||2008 Dec |
|Keywords||DNA, 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.