Infectious Disease Book


Acid Fast Bacteria


Intracellular Bacteria

Aka: Intracellular Bacteria, Obligate Intracellular Bacteria, Intracellular Pathogen, Intracellular Fungi, Intracellular Protozoa
  1. Types: Bacterial Obligate Intracellular Parasites
    1. Rickettsiae (except Rochalimaea)
    2. Chlamydia
    3. Coxiella
    4. Mycobacterium leprae
    5. Mycobacterium tuberculosis
  2. Types: Bacterial Optional Intracellular Parasites
    1. Other Mycobacterium species
    2. Brucella
    3. Bartonella Henselae
    4. Francisella tularensis
    5. Listeria monocytogenes
    6. Salmonella typhi and other species
    7. Legionella
    8. Nocardia
    9. Rhodococcus equi
    10. Yersinia pestis
  3. Types: Intracellular Fungi
    1. Histoplasma capsulatum
  4. Types: Intracellular Protozoa
    1. Trypanomsoma cruzi
    2. Leishmania donovani
    3. Toxplasma
  5. Types: Intracellular Viruses
    1. All viruses are obligate intracellular Parasites
  6. References
    1. Davis (1990) Microbiology, 4th ed, Lippincott, Philadelphia, p. 446
    2. Intracellular Parasite (Wikipedia)

Obligate intracellular bacteria (C1532614)

Concepts Bacterium (T007)
SnomedCT 414922005
English Obligate intracellular bacteria (organism), Obligate intracellular bacteria
Spanish bacterias intracelulares obligadas (organismo), bacterias intracelulares obligadas
Derived from the NIH UMLS (Unified Medical Language System)

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