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Species/Subspecies: Bartonella schoenbuchensis
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]   
Taxonomy:
Phylum
Proteobacteria
Class
Alphaproteobacteria
Order
Rhizobiales
Family
Bartonellaceae 
Genus
Bartonella
Type Strain: R1 = CCUG 50783
Macromorphology (smell):
Micromorphology:
Gram +/Gram -:G- (weakly stained)
Metabolism: Aerobic
Catalase/Oxidase:-/-
Fermentation of carbohydrates: Bartonella spp. do not produce acid by fermentation of carbohydrates.
Spec. Char.:
Vector: Deer ked (Lipoptera cervi)
Disease:Bacteremia
Hosts: Ruminants
Clinical Picture:
16S rRNA Seq.:
Acc-noStrainNumber of NTOperon
AJ278187 R1T 1446  

Taxonomy/phylogeny:
Reference(s): No. 134
Updated:2018-12-14

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