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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felis but was similar to Rochalimaea quintana (the agent of trench fever).
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