Bartonellaceae


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Bartonellaceae

[‚bärt·ən‚e′lās·ē‚ē]
(microbiology)
A family of the order Rickettsiales; rod-shaped, coccoid, ring- or disk-shaped cells; parasites of human and other vertebrate red blood cells.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Bartonella is a genus of gram-negative, aerobic bacteria belonging to the Bartonellaceae family and Rhizobiales order.
typhii were used as positive controls for SFG and typhus group, and Anaplasma phagocytophilum, Bartonella henselae, Ehrlichia chaffeensis, and Coxiella burnetii (Bartonellaceae and Coxiellaceae members) served as negative controls.
The 1984 edition of Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology combines Rickettsiaceae, Bartonellaceae, and Anaplasmataceae families into the Rickettsiales order.