Katia Diaz-Melon
Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas
Bartonella bacilliformisLeptospirosisRickettsiosisBartonellosisLeptospiraPopulationOropouche virusDengue feverBiologyMicrobiology
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Acute febrile illness (AFI) represent a significant health challenge in the Peruvian Amazon basin population due to their diverse etiologies and the unavailability of specific on-site diagnostic methods, resulting in underreporting of cases. In Peru, one of the most endemic regions to dengue and leptospirosis is Madre de Dios, a region also endemic to emergent bacterial etiologic agents of AFI, such as bartonellosis and rickettsiosis, whose prevalence is usually underreported. We aimed to molecu...
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