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Identification of Burkhoderia in Blood and Tissue of Patients with Giant Cell Arteritis

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Title:  Identification of Burkholderia in Blood and Tissue of Patients with Giant Cell Arteritis
Author:  Bradley Katz, MD
Date:  10/12/2011
Keywords/Main Subjects: Giant Cell Arteritis; Burkholderia; Infectious disease
Diagnosis: Giant Cell Arteritis
Brief Description: This is a research presentation of the data showing that giant cell arteritis is associated with infectious disease. It includes a description of the bacteria genus Burkholderia and data showing the role of Burkhoderia in giant cell arteritis. It suggests the use of doxycycline as an adjunct to treatment of giant cell arteritis.
Format: video
Series: Moran Eye Center Grand Rounds
Identifier: Moran_CORE_15580
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