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Medical Term:

Haemobartonella

 

Definition: A genus of gram-negative bacteria, possibly identical to Mycoplasma. Some species infect carnivores and rodents. Infection may be subclinical or may result in immune-mediated hemolytic anemia. Transmission is thought to be by blood-sucking arthropod vectors.

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