Bartonella species in blood of immunocompetent persons with animal and arthropod contact.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Using PCR in conjunction with pre-enrichment culture, we detected Bartonella henselae and B. vinsonii subspecies berkhoffii in the blood of 14 immunocompetent persons who had frequent animal contact and arthropod exposure.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Breitschwerdt, EB; Maggi, RG; Duncan, AW; Nicholson, WL; Hegarty, BC; Woods, CW

Published Date

  • June 2007

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 13 / 6

Start / End Page

  • 938 - 941

PubMed ID

  • 17553243

Pubmed Central ID

  • PMC2792845

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1080-6040

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.3201/eid1306.061337


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States