Human Lymphadenopathy Caused by Ratborne Bartonella, Tbilisi, Georgia.

@article{Kandelaki2016HumanLC,
  title={Human Lymphadenopathy Caused by Ratborne Bartonella, Tbilisi, Georgia.},
  author={George Kandelaki and Lile Malania and Ying Bai and Neli Chakvetadze and Guram Katsitadze and Paata Imnadze and Christina C. Nelson and Shimon Harrus and Michael Kosoy},
  journal={Emerging infectious diseases},
  year={2016},
  volume={22 3},
  pages={544-6}
}
Lymphadenopathy and fever that developed in a woman in Tbilisi, Georgia, most likely were caused by a ratborne Bartonella strain related B. tribocorum and B. elizabethae. The finding suggests that this Bartonella strain could be spread by infected rats and represents a potential human risk.