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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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11) HSP has been associated with group A streptococcal infections, Bartonella henselae (cat scratch fever), and numerous drugs, (12) although no definitive causal or mechanistic explanation has been identified.
The Lyme panel tests for four different genes of Borrelia burgdorferi and several common Lyme disease co-infections: Babesia microti, Babesia divergens, Babesia duncani, Bartonella bacilliformis, Bartonella henselae, Bartonella quintanta, Borrelia miyamotoi, Borrelia recurrentis, Ehrlichia chaffensis and Anaplasma phagocytophilum.
Bartonella henselae in Skin Biopsy Specimens of Patients with Cat-Scratch Disease
Gram negative bacilli Bartonella Henselae causing suppurative granuloma of cat scratch disease which is composed of rounded or stellate granulomas containing central neutrophilic collections.
Cat scratch disease is caused by the bacteria Bartonella henselae, which is spread primarily by fleas among cats and less commonly among dogs.
emphasize that CSD is not limited to neuroretinitis or optic neuritis, but can also manifest with superficial retinal infiltrates, retinal artery occlusion, or endophthalmitis, and therefore history of cat contact and Bartonella henselae serology are important for diagnosing the condition (see pages 9-17).
About 40 percent of all cats carry Bartonella henselae at some point in their lives, particularly stray cats because the bacteria can only fester in cats with fleas.
High rate of Bartonella henselae infection in HIV-positive outpatients in Johannesburg, South Africa.
Fain, "Rapidly progressive crescentic glomerulonephritis and aneurism with antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody: Bartonella henselae endocarditis," Presse Medicale, vol.
Bartonella henselae commonly presents as fever and localized lymphadenopathy in children or adolescents with a history of exposure to a scratch from a kitten or cat.
Cat Scratch Disease: This is caused by a bacteria called Bartonella Henselae.
Cat scratch disease (CSD) is caused by Bartonella henselae a hemotropic bacterium that infects human, domestic and wild mammals.