Human coinfection with Bartonella henselae and two hemotropic mycoplasma variants resembling Mycoplasma ovis

Jane E Sykes, LeAnn L. Lindsay, Ricardo G. Maggi, Edward B. Breitschwerdt

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Two variants of an organism resembling the ovine hemoplasma, Mycoplasma ovis, were detected by PCR in blood samples from a veterinarian in Texas. Coinfection with similar variants has been described in sheep. This represents the first report of human infection with this organism. The veterinarian was coinfected with Bartonella henselae.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)3782-3785
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Clinical Microbiology
Issue number10
StatePublished - Oct 2010


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  • Microbiology (medical)

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