Haemobartonella | definition of Haemobartonella by Medical dictionary
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A genus of gram-negative bacteria, possibly identical to Mycoplasma. Some species infect carnivores and rodents. Infection may be subclinical or may result in immune-mediated hemolytic anemia. Transmission is thought to be by blood-sucking arthropod vectors.
a group of bacteria that parasitize erythrocytes and are now recognized to be within the genus Mycoplasma.
Some species have yet to be formally reassigned. See Mycoplasmahaemocanis,Mycoplasmahaemofelis,Mycoplasmahaemomuris,Mycoplasmahematoparvum,Mycoplasmahaemominutum.