Bartonella

Type: Term Pronunciation: bar′tō-nel′ă Definitions: 1. A genus of bacteria found in humans and in arthropod vectors; grows slowly in artificial media and may be recovered from blood cultures from infected patients; may be seen intracellularly in tissues and erythrocytes. Bartonella is a minute, gram-negative, coccobacillary or
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bartonella

A genus of gram-negative bacteria characteristically appearing in chains of several segmenting organisms. It occurs in man and arthropod vectors and is found only in the andes region of south america. This genus is the aetiologic agent of human bartonellosis. The genus rochalimaea, once considered a separate genus, has recently been combined with t
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Bartonella

(bahr″tә-nel´ә) a genus of bacteria of the family Bartonellaceae, made up of gram-negative cells in chains. B. bacillifor´mis is the etiologic agent of bartonellosis (Carrión disease); B. hen´selae is the etiologic agent of cat-scratch disease; and B. quinta´na is the etiologic agent of trench fever.
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Bartonella

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Bartonella

Bartonella is a genus of Gram-negative bacteria. Facultative intracellular parasites, Bartonella species can infect healthy people, but are considered especially important as opportunistic pathogens. Bartonella species are transmitted by insect vectors such as ticks, fleas, sand flies, and mosquitoes. At least eight Bartonella species or subspecie
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