Menagerie: Bartonella henselae chorioretinitis in the setting of diverse animal exposure

Fumitaka Nonaka, Susan M Carden, Coen Butters and Christine Chen
Med J Aust 2018; 209 (9): . || doi: 10.5694/mja18.00205
Published online: 5 November 2018

Clinical record

  • 1 Monash Health, Melbourne, VIC
  • 2 University of Melbourne, Melbourne, VIC
  • 3 Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne, VIC
  • 4 Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, Melbourne, VIC
  • 5 Monash Children's Hospital, Melbourne, VIC
  • 6 Monash University, Melbourne, VIC

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