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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Bacteria
Phylum: Proteobacteria
Class: Alphaproteobacteria
Order: Rhizobiales
Family: Bartonellaceae
Gieszczykiewicz 1939


The Bartonellaceae are a family of Rhizobiales that contains the single genus Bartonella,[2][3] which has eight species of bacteria which are pathogenic to humans.[2]


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  2. ^ a b Brenner, D. J.; O'Connor, S. P.; Winkler, H. H.; Steigerwalt, A. G. (1993). "Proposals To Unify the Genera Bartonella and Rochalimaea, with Descriptions of Bartonella quintana comb. nov., Bartonella vinsonii comb. nov., Bartonella henselae comb. nov., and Bartonella elizabethae comb. nov., and To Remove the Family Bartonellaceae from the Order Rickettsiales". International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology 43 (4): 777–786. doi:10.1099/00207713-43-4-777. ISSN 0020-7713. PMID 8240958. 
  3. ^ Peters, D.; R. Wigand (1955). "BARTONELLACEAE". Bacteriol Rev. 19 (3): 150–159.