Bartonella bacilliformis is the causative agent of Carrion's disease, a highly endemic human bartonellosis in Peru. We performed a whole-genome assembly of two B. bacilliformis strains isolated from the blood of infected patients in the acute phase of Carrion's disease from the Cusco and Piura regions in Peru.
Bibliographical noteFunding Information:
This work, including the efforts of Joaquim Ruiz, was funded by MINECO | Instituto de Salud Carlos III (ISCIII) (CES11/012). This work, including the efforts of Ruth García-de-la-Guarda and Abraham Espinoza-Culupú, was funded by Consejo Nacional de Ciencia, Tecnologia e Innovación Tecnológica (CONCYTEC) under grant number 323-2010-CONCYTEC-OAJ. This work, including the efforts of Ruth García-de-la-Guarda and Abraham Espinoza-Culupú, was funded by Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos, Perú) (UNMSM) (111001032, 111001141, and 131001101).
© 2016 Guillen et al.