Acute clinical disease in cats following infection with a pathogenic strain of Bartonella henselae (LSU16).

@article{OReilly1999AcuteCD,
  title={Acute clinical disease in cats following infection with a pathogenic strain of Bartonella henselae (LSU16).},
  author={Kathy L O'Reilly and Rudy Bauer and Ronald L Freeland and Lane D. Foil and K J Hughes and Katrin Rohde and Alma F. Roy and Rhett W. Stout and P C Triche},
  journal={Infection and immunity},
  year={1999},
  volume={67 6},
  pages={3066-72}
}
Bartonella henselae is the causative agent of human cat scratch disease as well as several serious sequelae of infections, including bacillary angiomatosis and bacillary peliosis. Conflicting reports describe the pathogenesis of B. henselae in the cat. In this study, we characterized a strain of B. henselae termed LSU16. This strain was isolated on rabbit blood agar from a naturally infected 10-month-old female cat during a recurrent episode of bacteremia. The bacterial species was confirmed by… CONTINUE READING