Prevalence and Potential Risk Factors for Bartonella Infection in Tunisian Stray Dogs.

@article{Belkhiria2017PrevalenceAP,
  title={Prevalence and Potential Risk Factors for Bartonella Infection in Tunisian Stray Dogs.},
  author={Jaber Belkhiria and Bruno B. Chomel and Taoufik Ben Hamida and Rickie W. Kasten and Matthew J. Stuckey and Drew A Fleischman and M. S. M. Christopher and H. J. Boulouis and Thomas Buseck Farver},
  journal={Vector borne and zoonotic diseases},
  year={2017},
  volume={17 6},
  pages={388-397}
}
Bartonellae are blood-borne and vector-transmitted pathogens, some are zoonotic, which have been reported in several Mediterranean countries. Transmission from dogs to humans is suspected, but has not been clearly demonstrated. Our objectives were to determine the seroprevalence of Bartonella henselae, Bartonella vinsonii subsp. berkhoffii, Bartonella… CONTINUE READING