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Oroya,

region of Peru where disease was first discovered.
Oroya fever - Synonym(s): Carrión disease
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Las muestras fueron recolectadas por el britanico George Richard Ockenden (Brighton, Inglaterra, 1868--Puno, Peru, 1906) en varias localidades en el departamento de Puno, como La Oroya, Santo Domingo, La Union en el rio Huacamayo y Caradoc en el valle de Marcapata (Rothschild 1909).
Mariategu senalo que tanto La Oroya como Morococha <<constituyen puntos donde ventajosamente puede operar la propaganda clasista>>11.
bacilliformis was discovered in Peru in 1907 as the causative agent for Oroya fever and verruga peruana.
Bartonella bacilliformis leads to a condition known as Carrion's disease, or Oroya fever.
(3,4) A few sand fly species have been associated with Phlebovirus and other viruses, (3-6) and only one, Lutzomyia verrucarum (Townsend) sensu lato, can transmit the bacterium Bartonella bacilliformis (Strong, Tyzzer, Brues, Sellards and Gastiaburu) causing bartonellosis (Oroya fever, Carrion's disease) in the Andean Region of South America.