Endocarditis in cattle caused by Bartonella bovis

Renaud Maillard, Elisabeth Petit, Bruno B Chomel, Caroline Lacroux, François Schelcher, Muriel Vayssier-Taussat, Nadia Haddad, Henri Jean Boulouis

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Abstract

This study aimed to determine the role of Bartonella as an endocarditis agent in cattle. Bartonella bovis was identified by PCR, gene sequences analysis, and specific internal transcribed spacer amplicon product size in 2 bovine endocarditis cases with high antibody titers, which demonstrates that B. bovis is a pathogen for cattle.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1383-1385
Number of pages3
JournalEmerging Infectious Diseases
Volume13
Issue number9
StatePublished - Sep 2007

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  • Microbiology (medical)

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    Maillard, R., Petit, E., Chomel, B. B., Lacroux, C., Schelcher, F., Vayssier-Taussat, M., Haddad, N., & Boulouis, H. J. (2007). Endocarditis in cattle caused by Bartonella bovis. Emerging Infectious Diseases, 13(9), 1383-1385.