Bartonella


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Bartonella

[‚bärt·ən′el·ə]
(microbiology)
A genus of the family Bartonellaceae; parasites in or on red blood cells and within fixed tissue cells; found in humans and in the arthropod genus Phlebotomus.
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MONHEIM, Germany, July 28, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Fascinating studies giving new insights into the spread of leishmaniosis in the UK and France, the appearance of new CVBDs in Germany, the state of heartworm infection in Korea and the neurological impact on humans of long-term bartonella infection from the USA are among the papers now available for download from http://www.
BA is caused by Bartonella bacteria--small, curved, Gram-negative bacilli, one associated with AIDS patients (especially when CD4<200 il) and one associated with cat-scratch disease.
Cat-scratch disease is a febrile lymphadenopathy often seen in children following exposure to Bartonella henselae.
Bacillary Epithelioid Angiomatosis (BEA) And Other Bartonella (Rochalimaea)
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He has published more books on tick and flea infections, such as Babesia, Lyme and Bartonella, than anyone in history--twelve.
Our first step is to perform PCR for Bartonella henselae--that is, cat scratch--if the standard culture is sterile.
Natural Bartonella reservoir hosts are often asymptomatic, but to our knowledge, the possible role of Bartonella-induced endocarditis in coyotes has never been investigated.
I first became aware of babesia around 1997 and bartonella in 2002.
They can also transmit Babesia, bartonella, anaplasma, tularemia, and Powassan virus.
Detection of Bartonella organisms in histologic specimens distinguishes bacillary angiomatosis from IPEH.
Of concern is the potential for body lice to transmit Bartonella quintana, the bacterium that causes trench fever, the most common louseborne disease in some urban homeless persons (8).