Grahamella


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Grahamella

(grā'am-el'ă),
A former genus of aerobic, nonmotile bacteria that are now reclassified as members of the genus Bartonella.
[G. S. Graham-Smith]

Grahamella

small intraerythrocytic rickettsiae parasitizing small mammals and turtles. They are transmitted by blood-sucking ectoparasites, especially fleas. Related to Bartonella spp.
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In New England, as many as 60% of white-footed mice are blood-smear positive for Grahamella spp.
vinsonii arupensis (previously known as Grahamella peromysci), which was isolated from a febrile, encephalopathic patient as well as from a patient who died from endocarditis, should more commonly infect persons in Lyme disease-endemic sites.
proposed unifying the Bartonella and Grahamella genera (10), and the 2 established Grahamella species, Grahamella talpae and G.