Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Bartonellosis Evaluation

The evaluation of phlebotomus fever begins with a history and physical exam.

Physical findings in someone with mild phlebotomus fever include:

Physical findings in someone with severe phlebotomus fever include:

Tests are necessary to make the diagnosis of phlebotomus fever.

Tests that may be used to evaluate phlebotomus fever include:

Less commonly used tests that may be used to evaluate phlebotomus fever include:

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Last Updated: Dec 22, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Bartonellosis References
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