Bartonella quintana, also known as Rochalimaea quintana, is a microorganism that is transmitted by the human body louse. This microorganism is trench fever's etiologic agent. This bacteria resulted in about 1 million soldiers in Europe during World War I being infected with Trench Fever.
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- ↑ Emergence of Bartonella quintana Infection among Homeless Persons (htm). Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Retrieved on 2007-06-11.
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