Identification of different Bartonella species in the cattle tail louse (Haematopinus quadripertusus) and in cattle blood.

Abstract

Bartonella spp. are worldwide-distributed facultative intracellular bacteria that exhibit an immense genomic diversity across mammal and arthropod hosts. The occurrence of cattle-associated Bartonella species was investigated in the cattle tail louse Haematopinus quadripertusus and in dairy cattle blood from Israel. Lice were collected from cattle from two… (More)
DOI: 10.1128/AEM.01409-14

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