Bartonella melophagi

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Bartonella melophagi
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Bacteria
Phylum: Proteobacteria
Class: Alpha Proteobacteria
Order: Rhizobiales
Family: Bartonellaceae
Genus: Bartonella
Species: B. melophagi
Binomial name
Bartonella melophagi

Bartonella melophagi is a candidatus species of Bartonella that causes infection in humans.[1][2]


  1. ^ North Carolina State University (January 6, 2009). "New Bartonella species that infects humans discovered". ScienceDaily. Retrieved March 22, 2012. 
  2. ^ Ricardo G. Maggi; Michael Kosoy; Melanie Mintzer; Edward B. Breitschwerdt (2009). "Isolation of Candidatus Bartonella melophagi from human blood". Emerging Infectious Diseases. 15 (1): 66–68. PMC 2660712Freely accessible. PMID 19116054. doi:10.3201/eid1501.081080.