Haemobartonella


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Haemobartonella

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.
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Proposal to transfer some members of the genera Haemobartonella and Eperythrozoon to the genus Mycoplasma with descriptions of 'Candidatus Mycoplasma haemofelis', 'Candidatus Mycoplasma haemomuris', 'Candidatus Mycoplasma haemosuis' and 'Candidatus Mycoplasma wenyonii'.
specific in situ hybridization of Haemobartonella felis with a DNA probe and tyramide signal amplification.
Molecular, clinical and pathologic comparison of two distinct strains of Haemobartonella felis in domestic cats.
In the year 1939, Tyzzer and Weinman created the new genus Haemobartonella. The present name Mycoplasma haemocanis was proposed since 2002 (Naila et al., 2010).
Haemotropic mycoplasmosis or haemoplasmosis in dogs is associated with Mycoplasma haemocanis and Candidatus Mycoplasma haematoparvum, which were formerly known as Haemobartonella canis.
Haemobartonella felis causing feline infectious anaemia until recently was classified as a rickettsial organism.
The donor should be negative for Ehrlichia canis, Babesia canis, Haemobartonella canis, brucella canis and for microfilaria of Dirofilaria immitis (Sackman, 1998).