Adhesins of Bartonella spp.

Abstract

Adhesion to host cells represents the first step in the infection process and one of the decisive features in the pathogenicity of Bartonella spp. B. henselae and B. quintana are considered to be the most important human pathogenic species, responsible for cat scratch disease, bacillary angiomatosis, trench fever and other diseases. The ability to cause… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/978-94-007-0940-9_4

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@article{ORourke2011AdhesinsOB, title={Adhesins of Bartonella spp.}, author={Fiona O'Rourke and Thomas Schmidgen and Patrick O Kaiser and Dirk Linke and Volkhard A. J. Kempf}, journal={Advances in experimental medicine and biology}, year={2011}, volume={715}, pages={51-70} }