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.
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Bartonella is a genus of gram-negative, aerobic bacteria belonging to the Bartonellaceae family and Rhizobiales order.
The 1984 edition of Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology combines Rickettsiaceae, Bartonellaceae, and Anaplasmataceae families into the Rickettsiales order.
Other known pathogenic bacteria transmitted by ticks are intracellular alpha proteobacteria, which includes the families Anaplasmataceae, Bartonellaceae, and Rickettsiaceae (3).