Bartonella bacilliformis


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Bar·ton·el·la ba·cil·li·for·mis

a species found in the blood and epithelial cells of lymph nodes, spleen, and liver in Oroya fever of which it is the cause and in blood and eruptive elements in verruga peruana; probably also found in sandflies (Phlebotomus verrucarum); known to be established only on the South American continent and perhaps in Central America; it is the type species of the genus Bartonella.
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Bartonella bacilliformis

A haemotropic gram-negative organism, which causes a chronic skin infection characterised by a highly vascularised reddish papular lesion (verruga peruana).
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Bar·ton·el·la ba·cil·li·for·mis

(bahr-tō-nel'ă ba-sil-i-fōr'mis)
A species found in the blood, lymph nodes, spleen, and liver in Oroya fever and in blood and eruptive elements in verruga peruana.
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Bartonella bacilliformis

A species that causes bartonellosis.
See: bartonellosis.
See also: Bartonella
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Bartonella bacilliformis: a systematic review of the literature to guide the research agenda for elimination.
Carrion disease is recognized as 2 different clinical manifestations of human bartonellosis due to Bartonella bacilliformis infection.
the experimental transmission of Bartonella bacilliformis by ticks (Dermacenter andersoni).
Molecular mechanisms of resistance to antibiotics in Bartonella bacilliformis. J Antimicrob Chemother.
Bartonelloses are rarely reported in travelers but cases of Carrion disease caused by Bartonella bacilliformis have been seen after travel to South America (29,30).
For outer reactions, primers BH1 (forward, 5'-GAAGAAACAACTTCTGACTATG-3') and BH4 (reverse, 5'-CGCACAACCTTCACAGGATC-3') were designed by aligning 31 nucleotide sequences of 13 Bartonella species, including Bartonella henselae, Bartonella quintana, Bartonella alsatica, Bartonella birtlesii, Bartonella bacilliformis, Bartonella capreoli, Bartonella doshiae, Bartonella grahamii, Bartonella koehlerae, Bartonella schoenbuchensis, Bartonella taylorii, Bartonella triboeorum, and Bartonella vinsonii.