Bartonellaceae

noun plural
Bar·​ton·​el·​la·​ce·​ae | \ˌbärt-ᵊn-ˌel-ˈā-sē-ˌē \

Medical Definition of Bartonellaceae 

: a family of bacteria of the order Rickettsiales that invade blood and tissue cells of humans and other vertebrates and are often transmitted by bloodsucking arthropods

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