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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Our panel includes ten such organisms: Anaplasma phagocytohilium, Babesia divergens, Bartonella bacilliformis, Ehrlichia chaffeensis, Borrelia recurrentis, Borrelia miyamotoi, Babesia duncani, Bartonella henselae, Babesia microti, and Bartonella quintana.
Identification of Bartonella bacilliformis genotypes and their relevance to epidemiological investigations of human bartonellosis.
Solarzano et al., "Bartonella bacilliformis: a systematic review of the literature to guide the Research Agenda for Elimination," PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, vol.
El parasito implicado en este padecimiento es la bacteria Bartonella bacilliformis y su principal vector, en territorio peruano, la especie Lutzomyia verrucarum.
Bartonella bacilliformis leads to a condition known as Carrion's disease, or Oroya fever.
Bartonella bacilliformis: colonial types and erythrocyte adherence.
In the light of modern knowledge, we now know that these 2 syndromes, 1 benign, the other pernicious, are both caused by the hemotrophic bacterium, Bartonella bacilliformis. Verruga peruana and Oroya fever are now called Carrion disease.