Bartonella henselae str. Houston-1

Names Bartonella henselae str. Houston-1
Accession numbers NC_005956
Background Bartonella henselae infects both cats and humans. The bacteria are transmitted among cats by the cat flea Ctenocephalides felis and to humans by cat scratches or cat bites. Infections produce no clinical symptoms in cats whereas cat-scratch disease in humans causes manifestations in the liver, the skin, the lymphatic organs, and the nervous and cardiovascular systems. (HAMAP: BARHE)
Species:Bartonella henselae str. Houston-1
Strain Houston-1
Complete NA
Sequencing centre (08-JUN-2004) Dept. of Molecular Evolution, Evolutionary Biology Centre, Uppsala University, Sweden
Sequencing quality NA
Sequencing depth NA
Sequencing method NA
Isolation site NA
Isolation country NA
Number of replicons 1
Gram staining properties Negative
Shape Bacilli
Mobility No
Flagellar presence No
Number of membranes 2
Oxygen requirements Aerobic
Optimal temperature 37.0
Temperature range Mesophilic
Habitat HostAssociated
Biotic relationship NA
Host name NA
Cell arrangement NA
Sporulation NA
Metabolism NA
Energy source NA
Diseases Bacillary angiomatosis, Cat scratch fever
Pathogenicity Yes