Bartonella elizabethae


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Bartonella elizabethae

A poorly characterised bacterium which has been linked to at least one case of endocarditis and another of neuroretinitis.

Bartonella elizabethae

The organism previously known as Rochalimaea elizabethae, which causes an infection most often identified in immunocompromised patients with HIV infection. It has been implicated as a cause of bacteremia and endocarditis.
See also: Bartonella
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Contrarily, the isolate S2B shared up to 95% identity with Bartonella elizabethae strain R-5 dbj[AB246801.2] and up to 93% with other species of Mesorhizobium, thus based on its similarity index, the bacterial isolate S2B was preliminarily named as Bartonella sp.
Molecular detection of Rickettsiafelis, Rickettsia typhi and two genotypes closely related to Bartonella elizabethae. Am J Trop Med Hyg.
found that 31% of elite orienteers (participants in the competitive sport of finding the fastest route between defined checkpoints with only a compass and map), a high-risk group for tick bites, were seropositive to Bartonella elizabethae (20).
montanensis (ATCC VR-611) and Bartonella elizabethae F9251 (ATCC 49927), which react with the primer pairs we used in PCR but give sequences distinct from the species we were investigating.