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Bartonella and Afipia

Bacteriology

Organisms and Their Biology

  1. Anna Sander

Published Online: 15 MAR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470688618.taw0073

Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections

Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections

How to Cite

Sander, A. 2010. Bartonella and Afipia. Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections. .

Author Information

  1. Albert-Ludwigs Universität Freiburg, Institut für Medizinische Mikrobiologie und Hygiene, Freiburg, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 MAR 2010

Abstract

  • 1
    Bartonella
  • 2
    Historical Perspective
  • 3
    The Genus Bartonella
  • 4
    Reservoir and Modes of Transmission
  • 5
    Bartonella bacilliformis and Carrión's Disease
  • 6
    Infections due to Bartonella henselae and Bartonella quintana
  • 7
    Infections caused by other Bartonella Species
  • 8
    Afipia
  • 9
    The Genus Afipia

Keywords:

  • Bartonella and Afipia;
  • genus Bartonella-B. bacilliformis;
  • family of Bartonellaceae, their natural reservoir and mode of transmission;
  • reservoir and modes of transmission;
  • Bartonella henselae-transmitted from bacteremic cats to specific-pathogen-free cats by cat fleas;
  • Bartonella bacilliformis and Carrion's disease;
  • Atypical cat-scratch disease-characterized by unusual manifestations of CSD;
  • Bartonella henselae, B. quintana, and B. bacilliformis-Bartonella species associated with human diseases