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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Traditional PCR testing for Bartonella is available, though these assays were designed to only detect Bartonella henselae and Bartonella quintana DNA in the patient's specimen, thus potentially missing many cases of Bartonella infection.
Candidatus Mycoplasma haemomacaque" and Bartonella quintana bacteremia in cynomolgus monkeys.
Assess the prevalence of Bartonella quintana among head and body lice
No evidence of Bartonella quintana but detection of Acinetobacter baumannii in head lice from elementary schoolchildren in Paris.
Bartonella quintana and Coxiella burnetii as causes of endocarditis, India.
First molecular evidence of Bartonella quintana in Ped-iculus humanus capitis (Phthiraptera: Pediculidae), collected from Nepalese children.
Brief communication: co-detection of Bartonella quintana and Yersinia pestis in an 11th15th burial site in Bondy, France.
Chronic Bartonella quintana bacteremia in homeless patients.
To the Editor: Urban trench fever caused by Bartonella quintana has been reported in persons who abuse alcohol and in homeless persons in large cities worldwide.
Autochtonous epidemic typhus associated with Bartonella quintana bacteremia in a homeless person.
Only body lice have been implicated as vectors of Bartonella quintana, which causes trench fever, bacillary angiomatosis, endocarditis, chronic bacteremia, and chronic lymphadenopathy (6).
Multi-locus sequence typing of a geographically and temporally diverse sample of the highly clonal human pathogen Bartonella quintana.