Bartonella henselae and Domestic cats, Jamaica

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Title: Bartonella henselae and Domestic cats, Jamaica
Authors: Messam, Locksley L. McV.
Kasten, Megan J.
Chomel, Bruno B.
Kasten, Rickie W.
Permanent link: http://hdl.handle.net/10197/10182
Date: Jul-2005
Online since: 2019-04-29T09:22:55Z
Abstract: Bartonella henselae has been isolated from domestic cats in most countries where it has been investigated, with the exception of some countries at northern latitudes, such as Norway. The prevalence of both bacteremia and seropositivity in cats is usually highest in warm and humid tropical countries. The worldwide distribution of cat scratch disease (CSD), a zoonotic disease caused mainly by the scratch of a B. henselae–infected cat, follows a similar pattern. Limited information is available about CSD in either humans or the feline reservoir in the Caribbean region.
Type of material: Journal Article
Publisher: CDC
Journal: Emerging Infectious Diseases
Volume: 11
Issue: 7
Start page: 1146
End page: 1147
Copyright (published version): 2018 the Authors
Keywords: Bartonella henselaeCaribbeanCat Scratch DiseaseDomestic catsJamaica
DOI: 10.3201/eid1107.050115
Language: en
Status of Item: Peer reviewed
Appears in Collections:Veterinary Medicine Research Collection

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