Bartonella bacilliformis

`A small gram negative pleomorphic motile bacilli with a tuft of polar flagella. It causes oroya fever which is characterised by fever and progressive anemia. It invades the erythrocytes. It can be cultivated in blood agar.

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Oroya fever

A disease caused by Bartonella bacilliformis characterised by fever and progressive anemia. It is found in the mountain areas of...

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