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Bartonella
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Bacteria
Phylum: Proteobacteria
Class: Alpha Proteobacteria
Order: Rhizobiales
Family: Bartonellaceae
Genus: Bartonella
Species: quintana

Bartonella quintana, also known as Rochalimaea quintana,[1] is a microorganism that is transmitted by the human body louse.[2] This microorganism is trench fever's etiologic agent.[2] This bacteria resulted in about 1 million soldiers in Europe during World War I being infected with Trench Fever.[3]

References

  1. ^ "Bartonella quintana definition - Medical Dictionary definitions of popular medical terms" (Html). Medical Dictionary definitions of popular medical terms. http://www.medterms.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=8096. Retrieved 2007-06-10.  
  2. ^ a b Laurie G. O'Rourke; Christian Pitulle, Barbara C. Hegarty, Sharon Kraycirik, Karen A. Killary, Paul Grosenstein, James W. Brown, Edward B. Breitschwerdt (December 2005). "Bartonella quintana in Cynomolgus Monkey" (Htm). Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. http://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/eid/vol11no12/03-0045.htm. Retrieved 2007-06-10.  
  3. ^ "Emergence of Bartonella quintana Infection among Homeless Persons" (htm). Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. http://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/eid/vol2no2/jackson.htm. Retrieved 2007-06-11.  
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Taxonavigation

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Superregnum: Bacteria
Regnum: Bacteria
Phylum: Proteobacteria
Classis: Alpha Proteobacteria
Ordo: Rhizobiales
Familia: Bartonellaceae
Genus: Bartonella
Species: B. quintana
Strain: Bartonella quintana str. Toulouse


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