|Etymology:||Genus name: named after the Peruvian scientist Alberto L. Barton (1870-1950), who described this species in 1909. |
Species epithet: pertaining to Schönbuch, which is a nature park close to Tübingen in Germany where this bacterium has been found.
|Significance:||[Of minor importance]|
|Type Strain:||R1 = CCUG 50783|
|Gram +/Gram -:||G- (weakly stained)|
|Fermentation of carbohydrates:||Bartonella spp. do not produce acid by fermentation of carbohydrates.|
|Vector:||Deer ked (Lipoptera cervi)|
|16S rRNA Seq.:|
|New names of taxa within the classification category phylum|
During October 2021, an article was published by A. Oren och G.M. Garrity, in which new names are proposed for a number of taxa within the classification category phylum. This has resulted in many discussions in social media about whether it was really necessary to make these changes, which have created confusion among microbiologists and other professionals who come into contact with bacteriology.Published 2022-09-28. Read more...