Bartonella infections in deer keds (Lipoptena cervi) and moose (Alces alces) in Norway.

@article{Duodu2013BartonellaII,
  title={Bartonella infections in deer keds (Lipoptena cervi) and moose (Alces alces) in Norway.},
  author={Samuel Duodu and Knut Ivar Madslien and Eva Hjelm and Ylva Molin and Anna Paziewska-Harris and Philip David Harris and Duncan John Colquhoun and Bj{\o}rnar Ytrehus},
  journal={Applied and environmental microbiology},
  year={2013},
  volume={79 1},
  pages={
          322-7
        }
}
Infections with Bartonella spp. have been recognized as emerging zoonotic diseases in humans. Large knowledge gaps exist, however, relating to reservoirs, vectors, and transmission of these bacteria. We describe identification by culture, PCR, and housekeeping gene sequencing of Bartonella spp. in fed, wingless deer keds (Lipoptena cervi), deer ked pupae, and blood samples collected from moose, Alces alces, sampled within the deer ked distribution range in Norway. Direct sequencing from moose… CONTINUE READING
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