Bartonella henselae

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Bar·ton·el·la hen·sel·ae

a bacterial species that causes catscratch disease (q.v.) in people with normal immunity and bacillary angiomatosis in people with AIDS.
See also: catscratch disease.

Bartonella henselae

the etiological agent of cat-scratch fever. Feline infection results in chronic asymptomatic bacteremia, which may last up to 17 months. Approximately 40% of cats are infected with the organism. Most human infections occur between September and February and follow a cat bite or scratch.

Bartonella henselae

Rochalimaea henselae Infectious disease A slender, fastidious coccobacillary bacterium of the normal flora of cats associated with bacteremia, endocarditis, cat-scratch disease, bacillary angiomatosis, peliosis hepatis; it may affect HIV-infected and immunocompetent Pts, causing persistent or relapsing fever; B henselae and B quintana have been linked to bacillary angiomatosis. See Bacillary angiomatosis.

Bar·to·nel·la hen·se·lae

(bahr-tō-nel'ă hen'sĕ-lē)
A species formerly classified as a riskettsialike organism in the genus Rochalimaea; causes bacillary angiomatosis, particularly in immunocompromised people, and a form of catscratch disease.


a genus of gram-negative, coccoid or rod-shaped bacteria in the family Bartonellaceae. B. bacilliformis is the cause of Oroya fever or Carrión's disease in humans and occasionally dogs, in South America.

Bartonella henselae
causes cat-scratch disease, bacillary angiomatosis, and endocarditis in humans.
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This means, in 94% of patients where we, for example, find Bartonella henselae, the PCR test--if it is applied as discussed below--will also show the presence of the identical microbial species.
Multispacer Typing of Bartonella henselae Isolates from Humans and Cats, Japan
Kornreich says that 25 to 40 percent of cats have Bartonella henselae, but diagnosis in cats is difficult and usually not necessary because most cats display no signs.
Serological cross-reactions between Bartonella quintana, Bartonella henselae, and Coxiella burnetii.
Ross, "Touch not the cat bot a glove*: ANCA-positive pauci-immune necrotizing glomerulonephritis secondary to Bartonella henselae," Clinical Kidney Journal, vol.
On hospital day 3, the Bartonella henselae IgG was positive at >1:1024, consistent with presence of IgG antibody to Bartonella henselae, suggestive of current or prior infection.
Molecular analysis of riboflavin synthesis genes in Bartonella henselae and use of the ribC gene for differentiation of Bartonella species by PCR.
Literature review shows that the ocular manifestations of Bartonella henselae are broad, leading to many missed diagnoses.
Acquisition of the cat scratch disease agent Bartonella henselae by cat fleas (Siphonaptera: Pulicidae).
Kedi tirmalama veya isirma hikayesi olmadigi halde istenen Bartonella henselae IFA testi 1/1024 fitrede pozitif bulundu.
Bartonella henselae, an infection commonly associated with immunocompromise, (1,3) was negative.
Bartonella henselae, for example, was identified in 1990 and is now known to cause several clinical diseases including cat scratch disease.