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Alberto Barton

Peruvian microbiologist

Died when: 80 years 74 days (962 months)
Star Sign: Leo


Alberto Barton

Alberto Barton was an Argentine-born Peruvian microbiologist who discovered the etiologic agent of CarrionĀ“s disease or Oroya fever.The bacteria was named: Bartonella bacilliformis, in his honor.

It is the type species of the genus Bartonella, and family Bartonellaceae.

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