Table 4

Known intracellular bacterial pathogens or bacteria containing III/IV type secretion system, and intracellular parasitic protozoan

Bacteria

Protista


Genus

Type

Number of species

Genus

Type

Number of species


Enterobacteriaceae

245

Apicomplexa

187


Salmonella

T3SS

Babesia

IPP


Yersinia pestis

T3SS

Cryptosporidium

IPP


Shigella

T3SS

Plasmodium

IPP


Escherichia

T3SS

Isospora

IPP


Campylobacterales

76

Toxoplasma

IPP


Campylobacter

T4SS

Theileria

IPP


Helicobacter

T4SS


Wolinella

T4SS


Rhizobiales

346

Kinetoplastida

120


Brucella

IPB

Leishmania

IPP


Bartonella

IPB

Trypanosoma

IPP


Agrobacterium

T4SS


Rickettsiales

83


Anaplasma

IPB


Ehrlichia

IPB


Wolbachia

IPB


Rickettsia

IPB


Chlamydiae

23


Chlamydia

IPB


Legionellales

62


Legionella

IPB


    Coxiella

IPB


Rickettsiella

IPB


Mycobacteriaceae

168


Mycobacterium

IPB


Listeriaceae

9


Listeria

IPB


IPB: intracellular parasitic bacteria; IPP: intracellular parasitic protozoan; T3SS: type III secretion system; T4SS: type IV secretion system.

Xu et al. BMC Genomics 2010 11(Suppl 3):S1   doi:10.1186/1471-2164-11-S3-S1

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