Prevalence of Bartonella henselae and Bartonella clarridgeiae in cats and dogs in Korea

@inproceedings{Kim2009PrevalenceOB,
  title={Prevalence of Bartonella henselae and Bartonella clarridgeiae in cats and dogs in Korea},
  author={You-seok Kim and Kyoung-Won Seo and Jong-Hwa Lee and Eun-wha Choi and Hee-woo Lee and Cheol-Yong Hwang and Nam-shik Shin and Hee-jeong Youn and H. Y. Youn},
  booktitle={Journal of veterinary science},
  year={2009}
}
Blood, saliva, and nail samples were collected from 54 dogs and 151 cats and analyzed for the presence of Bartonella henselae with a novel nested polymerase chain reaction (PCR) method. Bartonella (B.) henselae was detected in feral cat blood (41.8%), saliva (44.1%), and nail (42.7%) samples. B. henselae was also detected in pet cat blood (33.3%), saliva… CONTINUE READING