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Cervical lymphadenitis in a patient coinfected with Toxoplasma gondii and Bartonella henselae

Authors
 Hee Jung Yoon  ;  Woong Chul Lee  ;  Young Sill Choi  ;  SoungHoon Cho  ;  Young Goo Song  ;  Jun Yong Choi  ;  Chang Oh Kim  ;  Ee-Jin Kim  ;  June Myung Kim 
Citation
 VECTOR-BORNE AND ZOONOTIC DISEASES, Vol.10(4) : 415-419, 2010 
Journal Title
 VECTOR-BORNE AND ZOONOTIC DISEASES 
ISSN
 1530-3667 
Issue Date
2010
MeSH
Adult ; Animals ; Anti-Bacterial Agents/therapeutic use ; Azithromycin/therapeutic use ; Bartonella henselae ; Cat-Scratch Disease/complications* ; Cat-Scratch Disease/drug therapy ; Female ; Humans ; Lymph Nodes/pathology ; Lymphadenitis/complications ; Lymphadenitis/microbiology* ; Lymphadenitis/pathology ; Toxoplasma ; Toxoplasmosis/complications*
Keywords
Bartonella henselae ; Toxoplasma ; Lymphadenitis ; Zoonosis
Abstract
Cat scratch disease, caused by Bartonella henselae, is a worldwide zoonosis that is most frequently associated with the bite or scratch of a kitten under 6 months of age, as well as from a fleabite. Toxoplsma gondii is also another important zoonotic agent in cats and humans, which is mainly acquired by ingestion of food or water that is contaminated with oocytes shed by cats or by eating undercooked or raw meat containing tissue cysts. Here, we report a first case of young patient with cervical lymphadenitis, which shows serological and histological evidence of B. henselae and T. gondii coinfection in Korea with literature review
Full Text
http://online.liebertpub.com/doi/abs/10.1089/vbz.2008.0175
DOI
10.1089/vbz.2008.0175
Appears in Collections:
1. College of Medicine (의과대학) > Dept. of Internal Medicine (내과학교실) > 1. Journal Papers
Yonsei Authors
Kim, June Myung(김준명)
Kim, Chang Oh(김창오) ORCID logo https://orcid.org/0000-0002-0773-5443
Song, Young Goo(송영구) ORCID logo https://orcid.org/0000-0002-0733-4156
Choi, Jun Yong(최준용) ORCID logo https://orcid.org/0000-0002-2775-3315
URI
https://ir.ymlib.yonsei.ac.kr/handle/22282913/101568
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