Grahamella


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Grahamella

[‚grā·ə′mel·ə]
(microbiology)
A genus of the family Bartonellaceae; intracellular parasites in red blood cells of rodents and other mammals.
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In New England, as many as 60% of white-footed mice are blood-smear positive for Grahamella spp.
vinsonii arupensis (previously known as Grahamella peromysci), which was isolated from a febrile, encephalopathic patient as well as from a patient who died from endocarditis, should more commonly infect persons in Lyme disease-endemic sites.