Ricardo G Maggi

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Affiliation: North Carolina State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint A Bartonella vinsonii berkhoffii typing scheme based upon 16S-23S ITS and Pap31 sequences from dog, coyote, gray fox, and human isolates
    Ricardo G Maggi
    Intracellular Pathogens Laboratory, Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27606, USA
    Mol Cell Probes 20:128-34. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Detection of Bartonella henselae DNA in two dogs with pyogranulomatous lymphadenitis
    Sofia C Morales
    Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota, Saint Paul, MN 55108, USA
    J Am Vet Med Assoc 230:681-5. 2007
  3. pmc Bartonella DNA in loggerhead sea turtles
    K Hope Valentine
    Emerg Infect Dis 13:949-50. 2007
  4. pmc Molecular characterization of Bartonella vinsonii subsp. berkhoffii genotype III
    Maria B Cadenas
    Intracellular Pathogens Research Laboratory, Center for Comparative Medicine and Translational Research, College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina 27606, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 46:1858-60. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Comparison of serological and molecular panels for diagnosis of vector-borne diseases in dogs
    Ricardo G Maggi
    Vector Borne Disease Diagnostic Laboratory and the Intracellular Pathogens Research Laboratory, Center for Comparative Medicine and Translational Research, College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University, 1060 William Moore Dr, Raleigh, North Carolina 27607, USA
    Parasit Vectors 7:127. 2014
  6. doi request reprint Hemotropic mycoplasmas in little brown bats (Myotis lucifugus)
    Patricia E Mascarelli
    College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University, 1060 William Moore Drive, Raleigh, NC 27607, USA
    Parasit Vectors 7:117. 2014
  7. doi request reprint Novel hemotropic Mycoplasma species in white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus)
    Ricardo G Maggi
    College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University, 1060 William Moore Drive, Raleigh, NC 27607, USA Electronic address
    Comp Immunol Microbiol Infect Dis 36:607-11. 2013
  8. pmc Bartonella henselae bacteremia in a mother and son potentially associated with tick exposure
    Ricardo G Maggi
    Intracellular Pathogens Research Laboratory, Center for Comparative Medicine and Translational Research, College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, USA
    Parasit Vectors 6:101. 2013
  9. pmc Vector-borne diseases--constant challenge for practicing veterinarians: recommendations from the CVBD World Forum
    Gad Baneth
    Koret School of Veterinary Medicine, The Robert H Smith Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Environment, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem Rehovot, Israel
    Parasit Vectors 5:55. 2012
  10. pmc Granulomatous hepatitis due to Bartonella henselae infection in an immunocompetent patient
    Thomas R Vanderheyden
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Loyola University Medical Center, 2160 South First Avenue, Maywood, IL 60153, USA
    BMC Infect Dis 12:17. 2012

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  1. ncbi request reprint A Bartonella vinsonii berkhoffii typing scheme based upon 16S-23S ITS and Pap31 sequences from dog, coyote, gray fox, and human isolates
    Ricardo G Maggi
    Intracellular Pathogens Laboratory, Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27606, USA
    Mol Cell Probes 20:128-34. 2006
    ..Strain typing may help to better define the reservoir potential, carriership patterns, modes of transmission, and geographic distribution for each B. vinsonii berkhoffii type...
  2. ncbi request reprint Detection of Bartonella henselae DNA in two dogs with pyogranulomatous lymphadenitis
    Sofia C Morales
    Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota, Saint Paul, MN 55108, USA
    J Am Vet Med Assoc 230:681-5. 2007
    ..1 dog evaluated because of inappetence and lameness of the left hind limb of 1 day's duration and 1 dog evaluated because of inappetence, fever, and lymphadenopathy of 2 weeks' duration...
  3. pmc Bartonella DNA in loggerhead sea turtles
    K Hope Valentine
    Emerg Infect Dis 13:949-50. 2007
  4. pmc Molecular characterization of Bartonella vinsonii subsp. berkhoffii genotype III
    Maria B Cadenas
    Intracellular Pathogens Research Laboratory, Center for Comparative Medicine and Translational Research, College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina 27606, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 46:1858-60. 2008
    ..Several genes were amplified and sequenced for comparative sequence similarity with other strains...
  5. doi request reprint Comparison of serological and molecular panels for diagnosis of vector-borne diseases in dogs
    Ricardo G Maggi
    Vector Borne Disease Diagnostic Laboratory and the Intracellular Pathogens Research Laboratory, Center for Comparative Medicine and Translational Research, College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University, 1060 William Moore Dr, Raleigh, North Carolina 27607, USA
    Parasit Vectors 7:127. 2014
    ..The aim of the present study was to compare CVBD serological and molecular testing as the two most common methodologies used for screening healthy dogs or diagnosing sick dogs in which a vector-borne disease is suspected...
  6. doi request reprint Hemotropic mycoplasmas in little brown bats (Myotis lucifugus)
    Patricia E Mascarelli
    College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University, 1060 William Moore Drive, Raleigh, NC 27607, USA
    Parasit Vectors 7:117. 2014
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Novel hemotropic Mycoplasma species in white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus)
    Ricardo G Maggi
    College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University, 1060 William Moore Drive, Raleigh, NC 27607, USA Electronic address
    Comp Immunol Microbiol Infect Dis 36:607-11. 2013
    ..This study represents the first detection of three distinct hemotropic Mycoplasma species in white-tailed deer and the first report of two novel hemotropic Mycoplasma species. ..
  8. pmc Bartonella henselae bacteremia in a mother and son potentially associated with tick exposure
    Ricardo G Maggi
    Intracellular Pathogens Research Laboratory, Center for Comparative Medicine and Translational Research, College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, USA
    Parasit Vectors 6:101. 2013
    ..The mother and son were exhibiting symptoms including fatigue, headaches, memory loss, disorientation, peripheral neuropathic pain, striae (son only), and loss of coordination, whereas the father and daughter were healthy...
  9. pmc Vector-borne diseases--constant challenge for practicing veterinarians: recommendations from the CVBD World Forum
    Gad Baneth
    Koret School of Veterinary Medicine, The Robert H Smith Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Environment, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem Rehovot, Israel
    Parasit Vectors 5:55. 2012
    ..As a result of these discussions, we, the members of the CVBD Forum have developed the following recommendations to veterinarians for the management of CVBDs...
  10. pmc Granulomatous hepatitis due to Bartonella henselae infection in an immunocompetent patient
    Thomas R Vanderheyden
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Loyola University Medical Center, 2160 South First Avenue, Maywood, IL 60153, USA
    BMC Infect Dis 12:17. 2012
    ..Furthermore, the optimal treatment of established hepatic bartonellosis remains controversial...
  11. doi request reprint Borrelia species in Ixodes affinis and Ixodes scapularis ticks collected from the coastal plain of North Carolina
    Ricardo G Maggi
    Intracellular Pathogens Research Laboratory, College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University NCSU, Raleigh, NC 27606, USA
    Ticks Tick Borne Dis 1:168-71. 2010
    ..The lack of Borrelia DNA in I. scapularis highlights the need for additional studies to better define the transmission cycle for B. burgdorferi s.s. in the southeastern USA and specifically in the state of North Carolina...
  12. ncbi request reprint Regulated expression of green fluorescent protein in Debaryomyces hansenii
    Ricardo G Maggi
    Department of Marine Sciences, Marine Station, University of Puerto Rico, P O Box 908, Lajas, PR 00667, USA
    J Ind Microbiol Biotechnol 31:301-10. 2004
    ..cerevisiae. Extracellular protein levels in D. hansenii were lower than in S. cerevisiae when Saccharomyces signal peptides were used...
  13. pmc Potential limitations of the 16S-23S rRNA intergenic region for molecular detection of Bartonella species
    Ricardo G Maggi
    Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27606, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 43:1171-6. 2005
    ....
  14. pmc Bartonella species in blood of immunocompetent persons with animal and arthropod contact
    Edward B Breitschwerdt
    North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine, Raleigh, North Carolina 27606, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 13:938-41. 2007
    ..Using PCR in conjunction with pre-enrichment culture, we detected Bartonella henselae and B. vinsonii subspecies berkhoffii in the blood of 14 immunocompetent persons who had frequent animal contact and arthropod exposure...
  15. doi request reprint Bartonella spp. bacteremia in high-risk immunocompetent patients
    Ricardo G Maggi
    Intracellular Pathogens Research Laboratory, Center for Comparative Medicine and Translational Research, College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, USA
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 71:430-7. 2011
    ..7% (16/46) of bacteremic patients. Serology, in conjunction with blood, serum, and BAPGM enrichment culture PCR, facilitates the diagnosis of Bartonella spp. bacteremia in immunocompetent patients...
  16. doi request reprint PCR detection of Bartonella bovis and Bartonella henselae in the blood of beef cattle
    Natalie A Cherry
    Intracellular Pathogens Research Laboratory, Center for Comparative Medicine and Translational Research, College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27606, United States
    Vet Microbiol 135:308-12. 2009
    ..henselae in any large ruminant species in the world and supports the need for further investigation of prevalence and pathogenic potential of B. henselae and B. bovis in cattle...
  17. pmc Serial testing from a 3-day collection period by use of the Bartonella Alphaproteobacteria growth medium platform may enhance the sensitivity of Bartonella species detection in bacteremic human patients
    Elizabeth L Pultorak
    Intracellular Pathogens Research Laboratory, Center for Comparative Medicine and Translational Research, College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 51:1673-7. 2013
    ..4 [95% confidence interval, 1.2 to 9.8]; P = 0.02). Obtaining three sequential blood samples during a 1-week period should be considered a diagnostic approach when bartonellosis is suspected...
  18. pmc Molecular evidence of perinatal transmission of Bartonella vinsonii subsp. berkhoffii and Bartonella henselae to a child
    Edward B Breitschwerdt
    College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University, 4700 Hillsborough Street, Raleigh, NC 27606 1428, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 48:2289-93. 2010
    ..Historical and microbiological results support perinatal transmission of Bartonella species in this family. It is of clinical relevance that Bartonella spp. may adversely influence human reproductive performance...
  19. doi request reprint Ecological diversity of Bartonella species infection among dogs and their owner in Virginia
    Natalie A Cherry
    Intracellular Pathogens Research Laboratory and the Center for Comparative Medicine and Translational Research, College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 11:1425-32. 2011
    ..The owner was bacteremic with B. vinsonii subsp. berkhoffii genotype I, the same subsp. and genotype detected in one of her dogs. These results further emphasize the ecological complexity of Bartonella sp. transmission in nature...
  20. ncbi request reprint A combined approach for the enhanced detection and isolation of Bartonella species in dog blood samples: pre-enrichment liquid culture followed by PCR and subculture onto agar plates
    Ashlee W Duncan
    Intracellular Pathogens Research Laboratory, College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina 27606, USA
    J Microbiol Methods 69:273-81. 2007
    ..The use of a combinational approach of pre-enrichment culture and PCR may assist in the diagnostic confirmation of bartonellosis in dogs and other animals...
  21. doi request reprint Successful treatment of Bartonella henselae endocarditis in a cat
    Cristina Perez
    Intracellular Pathogens Research Laboratory, Center for Comparative Medicine and Translational Research, College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University NCSU, Raleigh, NC, United States
    J Feline Med Surg 12:483-6. 2010
    ..In conjunction with previous case reports, infective endocarditis can be associated with natural B henselae infection in cats; however, early diagnosis and treatment may result in a better prognosis than previously reported...
  22. pmc Bartonella spp. in feral pigs, southeastern United States
    Adam W Beard
    North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 17:893-5. 2011
    ..koehlerae, and B. vinsonii subsp. berkhoffii from blood samples. Feral pigs may represent a zoonotic risk for hunters or butchers and pose a potential threat to domesticated livestock...
  23. pmc Bartonella spp. bacteremia and rheumatic symptoms in patients from Lyme disease-endemic region
    Ricardo G Maggi
    North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 18:783-91. 2012
    ..infection, if any, to these symptoms should be systematically investigated...
  24. doi request reprint Co-isolation of Bartonella henselae and Bartonella vinsonii subsp. berkhoffii from blood, joint and subcutaneous seroma fluids from two naturally infected dogs
    Pedro Paulo Vissotto de Paiva Diniz
    Center for Comparative Medicine and Translational Research, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, 27606, USA
    Vet Microbiol 138:368-72. 2009
    ..and infection with these organisms should not be ruled out if specific antibodies are not detected. Specialized culture techniques should be used for isolation and to assess antibiotic efficacy...
  25. pmc Hallucinations, sensory neuropathy, and peripheral visual deficits in a young woman infected with Bartonella koehlerae
    Edward B Breitschwerdt
    North Carolina State University, College of Veterinary Medicine, 4700 Hillsborough Street, Raleigh, NC 27606, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 49:3415-7. 2011
    ..Following antibiotic treatment, B. koehlerae antibodies and DNA were not detected and all symptoms resolved...
  26. pmc Isolation of Candidatus Bartonella melophagi from human blood
    Ricardo G Maggi
    Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27606, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 15:66-8. 2009
    ..henselae. Partial 16S rRNA, RNA polymerase B, and citrate synthase genes and 16S-23S internal transcribed spacer sequences indicated that human isolates were similar to Candidatus B. melophagi...
  27. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of selected vector-borne organisms and identification of Bartonella species DNA in North American river otters (Lontra canadensis)
    Sathya K Chinnadurai
    Department of Clinical Sciences, North Carolina State University, College of Veterinary Medicine, 4700 Hillsborough St, Raleigh, NC 27606, USA
    J Wildl Dis 46:947-50. 2010
    ..Blood from one live otter captured in 2008 was found positive for this Bartonella sp. by both PCR and culture. The pathogenicity of this Bartonella species in river otters or other mammals is unknown...
  28. pmc Bartonella henselae infection in a family experiencing neurological and neurocognitive abnormalities after woodlouse hunter spider bites
    Patricia E Mascarelli
    Intracellular Pathogens Research Laboratory, Center for Comparative Medicine and Translational Research, College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27607, USA
    Parasit Vectors 6:98. 2013
    ..Bartonella species comprise a group of zoonotic pathogens that are usually acquired by vector transmission or by animal bites or scratches...
  29. pmc Comparative activity of pradofloxacin, enrofloxacin, and azithromycin against Bartonella henselae isolates collected from cats and a human
    Silpak Biswas
    Intracellular Pathogens Research Laboratory, Center for Comparative Medicine and Translational Research, College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina 27606, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 48:617-8. 2010
    ..By Etest and disc diffusion assay, pradofloxacin showed greater antimicrobial activity than did other antibiotics. We conclude that pradofloxacin may prove useful for the treatment of B. henselae infections...
  30. doi request reprint Bartonellosis: an emerging infectious disease of zoonotic importance to animals and human beings
    Edward B Breitschwerdt
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Center for Comparative Medicine and Translational Research, College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27606, USA
    J Vet Emerg Crit Care (San Antonio) 20:8-30. 2010
    ..To provide a review of clinically relevant observations related to Bartonella species as emerging pathogens in veterinary and human medicine...
  31. ncbi request reprint Identification of bacteria from clinical samples using Bartonella alpha-Proteobacteria growth medium
    Maria B Cadenas
    Intracellular Pathogens Research Laboratory, Center for Comparative Medicine and Translational Research, College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University, 4700 Hillsborough Street, Raleigh, North Carolina 27606, United States
    J Microbiol Methods 71:147-55. 2007
    ....
  32. doi request reprint An unmatched case controlled study of clinicopathologic abnormalities in dogs with Bartonella infection
    Cristina Pérez Vera
    Intracellular Pathogens Research Laboratory, Center for Comparative Medicine and Translational Research, College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, United States
    Comp Immunol Microbiol Infect Dis 36:481-7. 2013
    ..26; 95% CI: 1.31-14.41]. With the exception of weight loss and hypoglobulinemia, clinicopathologic abnormalities in Bartonella-infected dogs in this study were similar to dogs suspected of other vector-borne infections. ..
  33. doi request reprint Bartonella vinsonii subsp. berkhoffii in free-ranging white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus)
    M Colter Chitwood
    Fisheries, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology Program, Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27607, USA
    J Wildl Dis 49:468-70. 2013
    ..We tested whole blood from 60 white-tailed deer for Bartonella spp. DNA; three (5%) were positive for Bartonella vinsonii subsp. berkhoffii. This is the first detection of Bartonella vinsonii subsp. berkhoffii in white-tailed deer...
  34. pmc Co-infection with Anaplasma platys, Bartonella henselae and Candidatus Mycoplasma haematoparvum in a veterinarian
    Ricardo G Maggi
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Intracellular Pathogens Research Laboratory, Center for Comparative Medicine and Translational Research, College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University, 1060 William Moore Drive, Raleigh, NC, 27607, USA
    Parasit Vectors 6:103. 2013
    ..Prior diagnostic testing resulted in findings that were inconclusive or within normal reference ranges and no etiological diagnosis had been obtained to explain the patient's symptoms...
  35. pmc Bartonella species bacteremia in two patients with epithelioid hemangioendothelioma
    Patricia E Mascarelli
    Intracellular Pathogens Research Laboratory, Center for Comparative Medicine and Translational Research, College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27607, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 49:4006-12. 2011
    ..Bartonella spp. are known to induce vasoproliferative tumors in immunocompromised patients and may play a role in the development of epithelioid hemangioendothelioma in immunocompetent patients...
  36. ncbi request reprint Bartonella henselae in captive and hunter-harvested beluga (Delphinapterus leucas)
    Ricardo G Maggi
    College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina 27606, USA
    J Wildl Dis 44:871-7. 2008
    ..henselae ITS strains were identified in 78% of captive and free-ranging hunter-harvested belugas. These findings may have public health implications and may influence aquarium management procedures for captive marine mammals...
  37. pmc Isolation of Bartonella vinsonii subsp. berkhoffii genotype II from a boy with epithelioid hemangioendothelioma and a dog with hemangiopericytoma
    Edward B Breitschwerdt
    Intracellular Pathogens Research Laboratory, Center for Comparative Medicine and Translational Research, College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27606, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 47:1957-60. 2009
    ..berkhoffii genotype II from a boy with epithelioid hemangioendothelioma and a dog with hemangiopericytoma. These results suggest that B. vinsonii subsp. berkhoffii may cause vasoproliferative lesions in both humans and dogs...
  38. doi request reprint Bartonella species detection in captive, stranded and free-ranging cetaceans
    Craig A Harms
    Center for Marine Sciences and Technology, Environmental Medicine Consortium, North Carolina State University, Morehead City, North Carolina 28557, USA
    Vet Res 39:59. 2008
    ..The detection of Bartonella spp. from cetaceans may be of pathophysiological concern...
  39. doi request reprint Experimental infection of dogs with Bartonella henselae and Bartonella vinsonii subsp. berkhoffii
    Nandhakumar Balakrishnan
    Intracellular Pathogens Research Laboratory, Center for Comparative Medicine and Translational Research, College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, United States
    Vet Immunol Immunopathol 156:153-8. 2013
    ..berkhoffii inoculum and a relatively short duration of study. We conclude that following intradermal infection, sequestration of Bartonella spp. in tissues may limit diagnostic detection of these bacteria in dog blood samples...
  40. pmc Bartonella DNA in dog saliva
    Ashlee W Duncan
    North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 13:1948-50. 2007
    ..PCR and DNA sequencing were used to test oral swabs collected from dogs. Results indicated the presence of 4 Bartonella species: B. bovis, B. henselae, B. quintana, and B. vinsonii subspecies berkhoffii...
  41. doi request reprint Infection of human brain vascular pericytes (HBVPs) by Bartonella henselae
    Mrudula Varanat
    Center for Comparative Medicine and Translational Research, College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27607, USA
    Med Microbiol Immunol 202:143-51. 2013
    ..In the context of pathological angiogenesis, reduced pericyte coverage, accompanied by increased VEGF production, may promote endothelial cell proliferation and the formation of new vessels...
  42. pmc Infection with hemotropic Mycoplasma species in patients with or without extensive arthropod or animal contact
    Ricardo G Maggi
    Intracellular Pathogens Research Laboratory, Center for Comparative Medicine and Translational Research College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 51:3237-41. 2013
    ..Historical exposure to animals and arthropod vectors that can harbor hemotropic Mycoplasma spp. should be considered during epidemiological investigations and in the evaluation of individual patients. ..
  43. pmc Bartonella vinsonii subsp. berkhoffii and Bartonella henselae bacteremia in a father and daughter with neurological disease
    Edward B Breitschwerdt
    Intracellular Pathogens Research Laboratory, Center for Comparative Medicine and Translational Research, College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University, 4700 Hillsborough St, Raleigh, NC, USA
    Parasit Vectors 3:29. 2010
    ..abstract:..
  44. pmc PCR amplification of Bartonella koehlerae from human blood and enrichment blood cultures
    Edward B Breitschwerdt
    Intracellular Pathogens Research Laboratory and the Center for Comparative Medicine and Translational Research, College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, USA
    Parasit Vectors 3:76. 2010
    ..abstract:..
  45. pmc Rickettsia rickettsii transmission by a lone star tick, North Carolina
    Edward B Breitschwerdt
    Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina 27606, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 17:873-5. 2011
    ..This study provides molecular evidence that A. americanum ticks can function, although most likely infrequently, as vectors of Rocky Mountain spotted fever for humans...
  46. doi request reprint Spontaneous onset of complex regional pain syndrome Type I in a woman infected with Bartonella koehlerae
    Cristina Pérez Vera
    Intracellular Pathogens Research Laboratory, Center for Comparative Medicine and Translational Research, College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, USA
    Med Microbiol Immunol 203:101-7. 2014
    ..The woman was infected with Bartonella koehlerae and she was also Bartonella vinsonii subsp. berkhoffii seroreactive. Having failed other treatments, symptoms resolved following initiation of antibiotics. ..
  47. pmc Isolation of Bartonella quintana from a woman and a cat following putative bite transmission
    Edward B Breitschwerdt
    Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27606, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 45:270-2. 2007
    ..Prospective molecular epidemiological studies are necessary to characterize the risk of human Bartonella quintana infection following cat bites...
  48. pmc Novel chemically modified liquid medium that will support the growth of seven bartonella species
    Ricardo G Maggi
    Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University, 4700 Hillsborough Street, Raleigh, NC 27606, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 43:2651-5. 2005
    ..This liquid growth medium may provide an advantage over conventional direct blood agar plating for the diagnostic confirmation of bartonellosis...
  49. ncbi request reprint Isolation of bacteriophages from Bartonella vinsonii subsp. berkhoffii and the characterization of Pap31 gene sequences from bacterial and phage DNA
    Ricardo G Maggi
    Vector Borne Diseases Diagnostic Laboratory, Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27606, USA
    J Mol Microbiol Biotechnol 9:44-51. 2005
    ..Defining phage-associated genes may also contribute to the enhanced understanding of the evolutionary relationships among members of the genus Bartonella...
  50. pmc Bartonella henselae in porpoise blood
    Ricardo G Maggi
    Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine, Raleigh, North Carolina 27606, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 11:1894-8. 2005
    ..henselae SA2. Currently, the geographic distribution, mode of transmission, reservoir potential, and pathogenicity of bloodborne Bartonella species in porpoises have not been determined...
  51. pmc Survey of Bartonella spp. in U.S. bed bugs detects Burkholderia multivorans but not Bartonella
    Virna L Saenz
    Department of Entomology and W M Keck Center for Behavioral Biology, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e73661. 2013
    ....
  52. pmc A confusing case of canine vector-borne disease: clinical signs and progression in a dog co-infected with Ehrlichia canis and Bartonella vinsonii ssp. berkhoffii
    Edward B Breitschwerdt
    Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University, 4700 Hillsborough Street, Raleigh, NC 27606, USA
    Parasit Vectors 2:S3. 2009
    ..or Babesia spp.) and the difficulties in microbiological confirmation of an active Bartonella infection, all of which make the disease pathogenesis and clinical diagnosis more problematic...
  53. pmc Bartonella vinsonii subsp. berkhoffii endocarditis in a dog from Saskatchewan
    Ken R Cockwill
    Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, Western College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Saskatchewan, 52 Campus Drive, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan S7N 5B4
    Can Vet J 48:839-44. 2007
    ..Bartonella vinsonii subsp. berkhoffii genotype IV was identified within the aortic heart valve lesions by PCR amplification and DNA sequencing...
  54. pmc Potential limitations of the 16S-23S rRNA intergenic region for molecular detection of Bartonella species
    Belinda Dillon
    J Clin Microbiol 43:4921-2. 2005
  55. doi request reprint Use of Bartonella adhesin A (BadA) immunoblotting in the serodiagnosis of Bartonella henselae infections
    Carola L Wagner
    Institut fur Medizinische Mikrobiologie und Hygiene, University Hospital, Eberhard Karls Universitat, Elfriede Aulhorn Street 6, 72076 Tubingen, Germany
    Int J Med Microbiol 298:579-90. 2008
    ..In summary, our results show that BadA antibodies are detectable in the sera of B. henselae-infected patients and, therefore, this pilot study suggests to include BadA immunoblotting in the laboratory diagnosis of B. henselae infections...