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Healio Rheuminations

Nov 11, 2021

Bartonella is an important mimic of a variety of autoimmune diseases, and it can be subtle. This episode tackles the ways in which this strange organism can present to a rheumatologist.

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  • Intro :01
  • Today’s episode :15
  • Overview of Bartonella 1:57
  • Inspiration for this episode 4:17
  • Bartonella, what are you? 7:24
  • About Bartonella quintana 12:32
  • Take-away so far 16:07
  • Core symptoms and rheumatologic aspects 17:15
  • About serologies 24:51
  • Key takeaways from this episode 28:09
  • Check out Rheum + Boards on Healio at com/rheumandboards 28:31

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