B B Chomel

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Bartonella infection in domestic cats and wild felids
    Bruno B Chomel
    D V M, Department of Population Health and Reproduction, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1078:410-5. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Experimental infection of cats with Afipia felis and various Bartonella species or subspecies
    Bruno B Chomel
    Department of Population Health and Reproduction, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA Electronic address
    Vet Microbiol 172:505-10. 2014
  3. pmc Bartonella spp. DNA associated with biting flies from California
    Crystal Y Chung
    University of California, Davis, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 10:1311-3. 2004
  4. pmc Bartonella henselae and domestic cats, Jamaica
    Locksley L McV Messam
    Emerg Infect Dis 11:1146-7. 2005
  5. pmc Hedgehog zoonoses
    Patricia Y Riley
    University of California Davis, Davis, California, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 11:1-5. 2005
  6. pmc Bartonella rochalimae in raccoons, coyotes, and red foxes
    Jennifer B Henn
    Napa County Health and Human Services, Napa, California, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 15:1984-7. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Experimental infection of dogs with various Bartonella species or subspecies isolated from their natural reservoir
    Bruno B Chomel
    Department of Population Health and Reproduction, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA Electronic address
    Vet Microbiol 168:169-76. 2014
  8. pmc Candidatus Bartonella merieuxii, a potential new zoonotic Bartonella species in canids from Iraq
    Bruno B Chomel
    Department of Population Health and Reproduction, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California Davis, Davis, California, United States of America
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 6:e1843. 2012
  9. ncbi request reprint [Zoonotic diseases caused by bacteria of the genus Bartonella genus: new reservoirs ? New vectors?]
    Bruno B Chomel
    Department of Population Health and Reproduction, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, California 95616, USA
    Bull Acad Natl Med 189:465-77; discussion 477-80. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Clinical impact of persistent Bartonella bacteremia in humans and animals
    Bruno B Chomel
    Department of Population Health and Reproduction, University of California, Davis 95616, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 990:267-78. 2003

Detail Information

Publications85

  1. ncbi request reprint Bartonella infection in domestic cats and wild felids
    Bruno B Chomel
    D V M, Department of Population Health and Reproduction, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1078:410-5. 2006
    ..henselae group including various subspecies, as previously described for B. vinsonii...
  2. ncbi request reprint Experimental infection of cats with Afipia felis and various Bartonella species or subspecies
    Bruno B Chomel
    Department of Population Health and Reproduction, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA Electronic address
    Vet Microbiol 172:505-10. 2014
    ..Most of the cats seroconverted, but only the cats inoculated with B. rochalimae became bacteremic, indicating that cats are not natural hosts of A. felis or the other Bartonella species or subspecies tested in this study. ..
  3. pmc Bartonella spp. DNA associated with biting flies from California
    Crystal Y Chung
    University of California, Davis, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 10:1311-3. 2004
    ..11 deer flies (Chrysops spp.), and 11 horse flies (Tabanus spp.) collected on cattle in California. Partial sequencing indicated B. bovis DNA in the horn fly pool and B. henselae type M DNA in one stable fly...
  4. pmc Bartonella henselae and domestic cats, Jamaica
    Locksley L McV Messam
    Emerg Infect Dis 11:1146-7. 2005
  5. pmc Hedgehog zoonoses
    Patricia Y Riley
    University of California Davis, Davis, California, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 11:1-5. 2005
    ..We reviewed known and potential zoonotic diseases that could be carried and transmitted by pet hedgehogs or by wild-caught hedgehogs that have been rescued...
  6. pmc Bartonella rochalimae in raccoons, coyotes, and red foxes
    Jennifer B Henn
    Napa County Health and Human Services, Napa, California, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 15:1984-7. 2009
    ..We isolated B. rochalimae from 1 red fox near Paris, France, and from 11 raccoons and 2 coyotes from California, USA. Co-infection with B. vinsonii subsp. berkhoffii was documented in 1 of the coyotes...
  7. ncbi request reprint Experimental infection of dogs with various Bartonella species or subspecies isolated from their natural reservoir
    Bruno B Chomel
    Department of Population Health and Reproduction, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA Electronic address
    Vet Microbiol 168:169-76. 2014
    ..Our data support that dogs are likely accidental hosts for B. henselae, just like humans, and are efficient reservoirs for both B. v. berkhoffii and B. rochalimae. ..
  8. pmc Candidatus Bartonella merieuxii, a potential new zoonotic Bartonella species in canids from Iraq
    Bruno B Chomel
    Department of Population Health and Reproduction, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California Davis, Davis, California, United States of America
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 6:e1843. 2012
    ..Finally, it will also be essential to test any dog brought back from Iraq to the USA for presence of Bartonella bacteremia to prevent any accidental introduction of a new Bartonella species to the New World...
  9. ncbi request reprint [Zoonotic diseases caused by bacteria of the genus Bartonella genus: new reservoirs ? New vectors?]
    Bruno B Chomel
    Department of Population Health and Reproduction, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, California 95616, USA
    Bull Acad Natl Med 189:465-77; discussion 477-80. 2005
    ..This articles summarizes current knowledge of the etiology, new clinical features and epidemiological characteristics of these emerging zoonoses...
  10. ncbi request reprint Clinical impact of persistent Bartonella bacteremia in humans and animals
    Bruno B Chomel
    Department of Population Health and Reproduction, University of California, Davis 95616, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 990:267-78. 2003
    ..In coyotes, persistent bacteremia is more common than in domestic dogs. It will be of interest to determine if coyotes develop clinical or pathological indications of infection...
  11. pmc Isolation of Bartonella washoensis from a dog with mitral valve endocarditis
    Bruno B Chomel
    Department of Population Health and Reproduction, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, California 95616, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 41:5327-32. 2003
    ..washoensis (titer of 1:8,192) and, according to indirect immunofluorescent-antibody assay, weakly positive for phase II Coxiella burnetii infection...
  12. pmc Fatal case of endocarditis associated with Bartonella henselae type I infection in a domestic cat
    Bruno B Chomel
    Department of Population Health and Reproduction, Veterinary Medicine Teaching Hospital, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, California 95616, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 41:5337-9. 2003
    ..henselae type I DNA was detected in the damaged aortic valve. Microscopic examination of the valve revealed endocarditis with small silver positive coccoid structures in endothelial cells...
  13. ncbi request reprint Bioterrorism and invasive species
    B B Chomel
    Department of Population Health and Reproduction, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Rev Sci Tech 29:193-9. 2010
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  14. doi request reprint Bartonellosis, an increasingly recognized zoonosis
    B B Chomel
    Department of Population Health and Reproduction, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    J Appl Microbiol 109:743-50. 2010
    ..Present knowledge on the aetiology, clinical features and epidemiological characteristics of bartonellosis is presented...
  15. ncbi request reprint Seroprevalence of Bartonella infection in American free-ranging and captive pumas (Felis concolor) and bobcats (Lynx rufus)
    Bruno B Chomel
    Department of Population Health and Reproduction, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Vet Res 35:233-41. 2004
    ..In California, the highest prevalence was in bobcats from the coastal range (37.5%). These results suggest a potential role of wild felids in the epidemiological cycle of Bartonella henselae or closely related Bartonella species...
  16. pmc Zoonoses in the bedroom
    Bruno B Chomel
    Department of Population Health and Reproduction, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 17:167-72. 2011
    ..The estimated percentage of pet owners who allow dogs and cats on their beds is 14%-62%. However, public health risks, including increased emergence of zoonoses, may be associated with such practices...
  17. doi request reprint Tick-borne infections in dogs-an emerging infectious threat
    Bruno Chomel
    Department of Population Health and Reproduction, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Vet Parasitol 179:294-301. 2011
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  18. ncbi request reprint Lack of transovarial transmission of Bartonella by rodent fleas
    Bruno B Chomel
    Department of Population Health and Reproduction, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Mol Ecol 20:2660-1. 2011
    ..The desert flea, X. ramesis, is a flea species parasitizing gerbilline rodents in the deserts of the Middle East (Fielden et al. 2004)...
  19. pmc Wildlife, exotic pets, and emerging zoonoses
    Bruno B Chomel
    Department of Population Health and Reproduction, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, Davis, California 95616, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 13:6-11. 2007
    ..To reduce risk for emerging zoonoses, the public should be educated about the risks associated with wildlife, bushmeat, and exotic pet trades; and proper surveillance systems should be implemented...
  20. ncbi request reprint Zoological medicine and public health
    Bruno B Chomel
    Department of Population Health and Reproduction, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    J Vet Med Educ 33:346-51. 2006
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  21. ncbi request reprint Control and prevention of emerging parasitic zoonoses
    Bruno B Chomel
    WHO PAHO Collaborating Center on New and Emerging Zoonoses, Department of Population Health and Reproduction, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Int J Parasitol 38:1211-7. 2008
    ..However, without appropriate financial resources specifically allocated at the local and national levels as well as through international cooperation, control and prevention of these emerging parasitic diseases will not be possible...
  22. ncbi request reprint Control and prevention of emerging zoonoses
    Bruno B Chomel
    School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    J Vet Med Educ 30:145-7. 2003
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  23. pmc Dogs are more permissive than cats or guinea pigs to experimental infection with a human isolate of Bartonella rochalimae
    Bruno B Chomel
    Department of Population Health and Reproduction, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, CA, USA
    Vet Res 40:27. 2009
    ..None of the guinea pigs became bacteremic, but five seroconverted. These results suggest that dogs could be a reservoir of this strain of B. rochalimae, in contrast to cats and guinea pigs...
  24. pmc Bartonella spp. in pets and effect on human health
    Bruno B Chomel
    Department of Population Health and Reproduction, University of California School of Veterinary Medicine, Davis, California 95616, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 12:389-94. 2006
    ..We review current knowledge on the etiologic agents, clinical features, and epidemiologic characteristics of these emerging zoonoses...
  25. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of Bartonella infection in domestic cats in Denmark
    Bruno B Chomel
    Department of Population Health and Reproduction, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis 95616, USA
    Vet Res 33:205-13. 2002
    ..9%) and pet cats (19/43, 44.2%). This is the first report of isolation of B. henselae from domestic cats in Denmark. This study also indicates that domestic cats, including pet cats, constitute a large Bartonella reservoir in Denmark...
  26. pmc Ecological fitness and strategies of adaptation of Bartonella species to their hosts and vectors
    Bruno B Chomel
    Department of Population Health and Reproduction, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Vet Res 40:29. 2009
    ..However, knowledge regarding arthropod specificity/restriction, the mode of transmission, and the bacterial factors involved in arthropod infection and transmission is still limited...
  27. doi request reprint Bartonella endocarditis: a pathology shared by animal reservoirsand patients
    Bruno B Chomel
    Department of Population Health and Reproduction, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, California 95616, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1166:120-6. 2009
    ..bovis endocarditis were recently described in adult cows from France. Finally, on-going investigation of valvular endocarditis in free-ranging Alaskan sea otters suggests the involvement of Bartonella species...
  28. ncbi request reprint Spatial analysis of the exposure of dogs in rural north-coastal California to vectorborne pathogens
    J E Foley
    Department of Medicine and Epidemiology, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Vet Rec 161:653-7. 2007
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  29. ncbi request reprint Serologic and molecular evidence of Ehrlichia spp. in coyotes in California
    N Pusterla
    Department of Medicine and Epidemiology, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis 95616, USA
    J Wildl Dis 36:494-9. 2000
    ..equi from California. Thus, coyotes are exposed to granulocytic ehrlichiae and E. risticii and may play a role in the epidemiology of these ehrlichial agents in California...
  30. ncbi request reprint Seroepidemiology of Bartonella vinsonii subsp berkhoffii exposure among healthy dogs
    T E Honadel
    Department of Population Health and Reproduction, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis 95616, USA
    J Am Vet Med Assoc 219:480-4. 2001
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  31. pmc Aortic valve endocarditis in a dog due to Bartonella clarridgeiae
    B B Chomel
    Department of Population Health and Reproduction, University of California, Davis, California 95616, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 39:3548-54. 2001
    ..Using indirect immunofluorescence tests, the dog was seropositive for B. clarridgeiae and had antibodies against Ehrlichia phagocytophila but not against Ehrlichia canis, Ehrlichia ewingii, B. burgdorferi, or Coxiella burnetii...
  32. pmc Seroepidemiology of Bartonella vinsonii subsp. berkhoffii infection in California coyotes, 1994-1998
    C Chang
    University of California, Davis 95616, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 5:711-5. 1999
    ..vinsonii subsp. berkhoffii infection is vectorborne. Further investigation is warranted to evaluate which arthropods are vectors and what the mode of transmission is from wildlife to domestic dogs and possibly humans...
  33. pmc Gray foxes (Urocyon cinereoargenteus) as a potential reservoir of a Bartonella clarridgeiae-like bacterium and domestic dogs as part of a sentinel system for surveillance of zoonotic arthropod-borne pathogens in northern California
    Jennifer B Henn
    Department of Population Health and Reproduction, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 45:2411-8. 2007
    ..Older dogs were more likely to be seroreactive to Bartonella spp. There was no association between the exposure of dogs to Bartonella and the exposure of dogs to A. phagocytophilum in this study...
  34. ncbi request reprint Cat scratch disease and other zoonotic Bartonella infections
    Bruno B Chomel
    Department of Population Health and Reproduction, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    J Am Vet Med Assoc 224:1270-9. 2004
  35. ncbi request reprint Serological survey of selected canine viral pathogens and zoonoses in grizzly bears (Ursus arctos horribilis) and black bears (Ursus americanus) from Alaska
    B B Chomel
    Department of Population Health and Reproduction, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis 95616, USA
    Rev Sci Tech 17:756-66. 1998
    ..Grizzly bears served as excellent sentinels for surveillance of zoonotic infections in wildlife in Alaska...
  36. ncbi request reprint Antibody prevalence of eight ruminant infectious diseases in California mule and black-tailed deer (Odocoileus hemionus)
    B B Chomel
    University of California, School of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Davis 95616
    J Wildl Dis 30:51-9. 1994
    ..Antibodies against Lyme borreliosis and anaplasmosis were found in deer throughout California, but antibodies against bluetongue and epizootic hemorrhagic disease were most prevalent in deer from southern California...
  37. ncbi request reprint Essential veterinary education in emerging infections, modes of introduction of exotic animals, zoonotic diseases, bioterrorism, implications for human and animal health and disease manifestation
    B B Chomel
    Department of Population Health and Reproduction, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Rev Sci Tech 28:559-65. 2009
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  38. pmc Bartonella spp. isolated from wild and domestic ruminants in North America
    C C Chang
    School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, California 95616, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 6:306-11. 2000
    ..Our findings indicate potential for inter- and intraspecies transmission among ruminants, as well as risk that these Bartonella spp. could act as zoonotic agents...
  39. ncbi request reprint Experimental infection of specific pathogen free (SPF) cats with two different strains of bartonella henselae type I: a comparative study
    Kazuhiro Yamamoto
    Department of Population Health and Reproduction, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Vet Res 33:669-84. 2002
    ..If a feline vaccine is to be developed in order to prevent human infection, the choice of the vaccine strain will be critical, since major differences were identified even between strains belonging to the same sero/genotype...
  40. doi request reprint Bartonella infection in urban and rural dogs from the tropics: Brazil, Colombia, Sri Lanka and Vietnam
    E C Brenner
    Department of Population Health and Reproduction, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Epidemiol Infect 141:54-61. 2013
    ..This is the first detection of Bartonella infection in dogs from Colombia and Sri Lanka and identification of Bartonella strain HMD from Asia...
  41. doi request reprint Experimental infection of horses with Bartonella henselae and Bartonella bovis
    J Palmero
    Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    J Vet Intern Med 26:377-83. 2012
    ..Experimental infection of horses with Bartonella species is not documented...
  42. pmc Molecular evidence of Bartonella spp. in questing adult Ixodes pacificus ticks in California
    C C Chang
    Department of Population Health and Reproduction, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, California 95616, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 39:1221-6. 2001
    ..quintana, B. washoensis, and B. vinsonii subsp. berkhoffii. These findings indicate that I. pacificus ticks may play an important role in Bartonella transmission among animals and humans...
  43. ncbi request reprint Bartonella henselae infection in splenectomized domestic cats previously infected with hemotropic Mycoplasma species
    Jane E Sykes
    Department of Medicine and Epidemiology, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Vet Immunol Immunopathol 116:104-8. 2007
    ..Concurrent infection with 'Candidatus M. haemominutum' did not appear to alter the course of infection...
  44. ncbi request reprint Experimental infection of domestic cats with passaged genotype I Bartonella henselae
    Jonathan A Werner
    Center for Comparative Medicine, Schools of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Vet Microbiol 122:290-7. 2007
    ..Furthermore, in vitro passage results in phenotypic and antigenic changes in the bacterial membrane protein profile, which warrants caution in the interpretation of studies involving passaged B. henselae strains...
  45. pmc Experimental infection of domestic cats with Bartonella koehlerae and comparison of protein and DNA profiles with those of other Bartonella species infecting felines
    Kazuhiro Yamamoto
    Department of Population Health and Reproduction, Center for Companion Animal Health, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, California 95616, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 40:466-74. 2002
    ..clarridgeiae. B. koehlerae was more closely related to B. henselae than to B. clarridgeiae by protein profile, and this relatedness was also confirmed by analysis of the genomic DNA profiles by pulsed-field gel electrophoresis...
  46. ncbi request reprint Spatial analysis of Yersinia pestis and Bartonella vinsonii subsp. berkhoffii seroprevalence in California coyotes (Canis latrans)
    B R Hoar
    Department of Medicine and Epidemiology, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, One Shields Avenue, Davis 95616, USA
    Prev Vet Med 56:299-311. 2003
    ..pestis increased with increasing elevation, whereas prevalence of B. vinsonii subsp. berkhoffii decreased with increasing elevation. There were differences in the proportions of positive animals on a yearly basis to both pathogens...
  47. ncbi request reprint Association between polyarthritis and thrombocytopenia and increased prevalence of vectorborne pathogens in Californian dogs
    J Foley
    Center for Vector borne Diseases, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Vet Rec 160:159-62. 2007
  48. ncbi request reprint Pathology of bartonella endocarditis in six dogs
    P A Pesavento
    California Animal Health and Food Safety Laboratory, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California Davis, PO Box 1770, Davis, California 95616 1770, USA
    Vet Pathol 42:370-3. 2005
    ..Ultrastructural analyses revealed both extracellular and intraendothelial bacteria. Clinical history, serology, and PCR are currently necessary to establish an etiologic diagnosis of Bartonella endocarditis...
  49. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of Bartonella infection in wild African lions (Panthera leo) and cheetahs (Acinonyx jubatus)
    S Molia
    Department of Population Health and Reproduction, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California Davis, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Vet Microbiol 100:31-41. 2004
    ..Domestic cats are thus no longer the only known carriers of Bartonella spp. in Africa. Translocation of B. henselae seronegative and TaqMan PCR negative wild felids might be effective in limiting the spread of Bartonella infection...
  50. ncbi request reprint Serosurvey of selected zoonotic agents in polar bears (Ursus maritimus)
    H Rah
    School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Vet Rec 156:7-13. 2005
    ..The antibody prevalence for Toxoplasma gondii was 6 per cent, and for Trichinella species 55.6 per cent. The prevalence of antibodies to Trichinella species increased with age (P<0.001)...
  51. doi request reprint Seroprevalence of Bartonella spp. in the endangered island fox (Urocyon littoralis)
    Michael S Namekata
    Department of Population Health and Reproduction, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Vet Microbiol 136:184-7. 2009
    ..Further studies are necessary to isolate these bacteria from foxes and determine factors associated with presence or absence of Bartonella species on specific islands...
  52. ncbi request reprint Evidence of multiple zoonotic agents in a wild rodent community in the eastern Sierra Nevada
    Jennifer Zipser Adjemian
    Department of Medicine and Epidemiology, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, California 95616, USA
    J Wildl Dis 44:737-42. 2008
    ..rickettsii (CT=17) and A. phagocytophilum (CT=36). The results of this study provide evidence of multiple zoonoses overlapping within a single, located rodent community...
  53. pmc P26-based serodiagnosis for Bartonella spp. infection in cats
    Jonathan A Werner
    Center for Comparative Medicine, Schools of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, CA, USA
    Comp Med 58:375-80. 2008
    ..were seropositive. We propose that rP26-based serology can serve as a useful adjunct tool for the diagnosis of feline infection with B. henselae and B. clarridgeiae, but it may not be useful for feline infection with B. koehlerae...
  54. ncbi request reprint Antibodies to Bartonella vinsonii subsp. Berkhoffii in Moroccan dogs
    Jennifer B Henn
    Department of Population Health and Reproduction, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, Davis, California, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 74:222-3. 2006
    ..Most of the seropositive dogs were stray dogs from Rabat (36%, 8 of 22) and Khenifra (47%, 47 of 101). Antibodies against B. vinsonii subsp. berkhoffii were found infrequently among pet dogs from Rabat (4%, 1 of 24)...
  55. doi request reprint Microbial culture of blood samples and serologic testing for bartonellosis in cats with chronic rhinosinusitis
    Nicolas A Berryessa
    Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    J Am Vet Med Assoc 233:1084-9. 2008
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  56. ncbi request reprint Seroprevalence of antibodies against Bartonella species and evaluation of risk factors and clinical signs associated with seropositivity in dogs
    Jennifer B Henn
    Department of Population Health and Reproduction, School of Medicine, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Am J Vet Res 66:688-94. 2005
    ..To determine the seroprevalence of antibodies against Bartonella spp in a population of sick dogs from northern California and identify potential risk factors and clinical signs associated with seropositivity...
  57. ncbi request reprint Infection and re-infection of domestic cats with various Bartonella species or types: B. henselae type I is protective against heterologous challenge with B. henselae type II
    Kazuhiro Yamamoto
    Department of Population Health and Reproduction, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Vet Microbiol 92:73-86. 2003
    ..henselae type II and challenged with B. henselae type I. Such results are of major importance for future feline Bartonella vaccine development...
  58. pmc Cloning, characterization, and expression of Bartonella henselae p26
    Jonathan A Werner
    Center for Comparative Medicine, Schools of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine, University of California at Davis, California 95616, USA
    Clin Vaccine Immunol 13:830-6. 2006
    ..The p26 protein product is an immunodominant antigen that is expressed during infection in cats as a preprotein and is subsequently cleaved to form mature P26...
  59. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of the relationship between causative organisms and clinical characteristics of infective endocarditis in dogs: 71 cases (1992-2005)
    Jane E Sykes
    Department of Medicine and Epidemiology, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California Davis, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    J Am Vet Med Assoc 228:1723-34. 2006
    ..To evaluate microbiologic findings in dogs with infective endocarditis (IE) and determine whether there were differences in clinical features of disease caused by different groups of infective agents...
  60. ncbi request reprint Clinicopathologic findings and outcome in dogs with infective endocarditis: 71 cases (1992-2005)
    Jane E Sykes
    Department of Medicine and Epidemiology, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California Davis, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    J Am Vet Med Assoc 228:1735-47. 2006
    ..To evaluate clinical, laboratory, and necropsy findings in dogs with infective endocarditis (IE)...
  61. ncbi request reprint A prospective study of canine infective endocarditis in northern California (1999-2001): emergence of Bartonella as a prevalent etiologic agent
    Kristin A MacDonald
    Department of Medicine and Epidemiology, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    J Vet Intern Med 18:56-64. 2004
    ..002). In conclusion, Bartonella is a common cause of IE in dogs of northern California. A high Bartonella serologic titer (> 1:512) is useful antemortem to diagnose aortic valve IE due to Bartonella...
  62. ncbi request reprint Association between Bartonella species infection and disease in pet cats as determined using serology and culture
    Jane E Sykes
    Department of Medicine and Epidemiology, School of Veterinary Medicine, One Shields Avenue, 2108 Tupper Hall, University of California, Davis, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    J Feline Med Surg 12:631-6. 2010
    ..There was no association with uveitis, neurologic signs, or chronic kidney disease, and a weak association between seropositivity and idiopathic lower urinary tract disease (feline interstitial cystitis) (P=0.05)...
  63. pmc Time-space clustering of human brucellosis, California, 1973-1992
    Geoffrey T Fosgate
    Department of Medicine and Epidemiology, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, 95616, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 8:672-8. 2002
    ..Public health programs in California should focus on educating Hispanic populations about the risk of consuming dairy products, such as soft cheeses, made from unpasteurized milk...
  64. ncbi request reprint Immunogenicity of Bartonella henselae P26 in cats
    Sunlian Feng
    Center for Comparative Medicine, Schools of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine, University of California, One Shields Avenue, Davis, CA 95616, United States
    Vet Immunol Immunopathol 132:251-6. 2009
    ..However, p26 PCR proved to be more sensitive for detection of infection in cats compared to gltA PCR. Furthermore, ELISA using rP26 as the substrate was more sensitive than ELISA using B. henselae type I outer membrane proteins...
  65. pmc Bartonella species in small mammals and their ectoparasites in Taiwan
    Yi Lun Tsai
    Department of Population Health and Reproduction, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, California 95616, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 83:917-23. 2010
    ..tribocorum, B. phoceensis, and B. rattimassiliensis were detected in lice obtained from small mammals. A broader range of Bartonella species was identified in the ectoparasites than in the small mammals...
  66. pmc Small animal deworming protocols, client education, and veterinarian perception of zoonotic parasites in western Canada
    Jason W Stull
    School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, One Shields Ave, Davis, California 95616, USA
    Can Vet J 48:269-76. 2007
    ..Most small animal deworming protocols recommended in western Canada begin too late to inhibit endoparasite shedding. Increased educational efforts directed at veterinarians are warranted...
  67. ncbi request reprint Coyotes demonstrate how habitat specialization by individuals of a generalist species can diversify populations in a heterogeneous ecoregion
    Benjamin N Sacks
    Veterinary Genetics Laboratory, University of California, Davis, CA, USA
    Mol Biol Evol 25:1384-94. 2008
    ....
  68. ncbi request reprint The human-canine environment: a risk factor for non-play bites?
    Locksley L McV Messam
    School of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Population Health and Reproduction, University of California Davis, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Vet J 177:205-15. 2008
    ..98-5.85) but not in Kingston. Overall, dogs which were less restricted in their interactions with humans were at elevated risk for biting. An observed association with dog bites in one cultural setting might not exist in another...
  69. doi request reprint Age-related changes in the propensity of dogs to bite
    L L McV Messam
    School of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Population Health and Reproduction, 1114 Tupper Hall, University of California Davis, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Vet J 197:378-87. 2013
    ..The propensity of a dog to bite changes as it ages and relationships between dog bites occurring during and outside of play and the dog's age at acquisition, current age, and duration of ownership, differ from each other...
  70. ncbi request reprint Educational intervention on dog sterilization and retention in Taiwan
    Hsin Yi Weng
    Department of Population Health and Reproduction, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, One Shields Avenue, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Prev Vet Med 76:196-210. 2006
    ..The intervention group had a higher rate of unsuccessful ownership than the control group in the first 4 months of their ownership (HRR=19.2, 95% CI=4.6, 79.7), and the effect reversed after 4 months (HRR=0.5, 95% CI=0.2, 1.1)...
  71. ncbi request reprint Use of a case-control study and geographic information systems to determine environmental and demographic risk factors for canine leptospirosis
    George S Ghneim
    Center for Companion Animal Health, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Vet Res 38:37-50. 2007
    ..We have shown that a spatial analysis in conjunction with traditional epidemiological analysis is a powerful combination in identifying risk factors for infectious diseases...
  72. ncbi request reprint Co-detection of Bartonella henselae, Borrelia burgdorferi, and Anaplasma phagocytophilum in Ixodes pacificus ticks from California, USA
    Kevin Holden
    Center for Comparative Medicine, Schools of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, California 95616, USA
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 6:99-102. 2006
    ..98%) with Anaplasma phagocytophilum. Detection of B. henselae was not dependent on co-infection. The present study offers additional evidence that Ixodes spp. ticks may act as hosts and possibly vectors for B. henselae...
  73. ncbi request reprint Seroprevalence of Toxoplasma gondii in American free-ranging or captive pumas (Felis concolor) and bobcats (Lynx rufus)
    Yoko Kikuchi
    Department of Population Health and Reproduction, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Vet Parasitol 120:1-9. 2004
    ..49; 95% CI = 1.09-5.69). Captive pumas were also more likely to be seropositive (21.7%, 29/92) for T. gondii than free-ranging animals (19.9%, 69/346) (PR = 1.85; 95% CI = 1.06, 3.17)...
  74. ncbi request reprint Animal protection measures in Taiwan: Taiwanese attitudes toward the animal protection law and animal shelters
    Hsin Yi Weng
    Department of Population Health and Reproduction, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California at Davis, 95616, USA
    J Appl Anim Welf Sci 9:315-26. 2006
    ..More than half (52%) thought shelters should perform euthanasia...
  75. ncbi request reprint Validation for use with coyotes (Canis latrans) of a commercially available enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay for Dirofilaria immitis
    B N Sacks
    Department of Nematology, University of California, One Shields Avenue, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Vet Parasitol 109:45-58. 2002
    ..We found no difference in test performance among geographic or demographic coyote groups. Our findings support application of the test to filter paper or standard serological specimens for detection of heartworm in coyote populations...
  76. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for unsuccessful dog ownership: an epidemiologic study in Taiwan
    Hsin Yi Weng
    Department of Population Health and Reproduction, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Prev Vet Med 77:82-95. 2006
    ....
  77. ncbi request reprint Bartonella bovis Bermond et al. sp. nov. and Bartonella capreoli sp. nov., isolated from European ruminants
    Delphine Bermond
    Institut de Bacteriologie de la Faculte de Medecine, Universite Louis Pasteur, Hĵpitaux Universitaires de Strasbourg, France
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 52:383-90. 2002
    ..Hybridization values when testing type strains of recognized Bartonella species, obtained with the nuclease/trichloroacetic acid method, support the creation of two novel species...
  78. ncbi request reprint Characterization of the first Bartonella henselae strain isolated from a cat in Italy
    Lorenzo Ciceroni
    Department of Bacteriology and Medical Mycology, Istituto Superiore de Sanita, Rome, Italy
    Comp Immunol Microbiol Infect Dis 25:217-28. 2002
    ..henselae type II and also of Houston-1, suggesting that the two type I strains derived from two different clones. These results show the capability of B. henselae to develop genotypic variability between genetically related strains...
  79. ncbi request reprint Investigation of Bartonella infection in ixodid ticks from California
    Chao Chin Chang
    Department of Public Health, Institute of Environmental Health, China Medical College, Taichung, Taiwan, ROC
    Comp Immunol Microbiol Infect Dis 25:229-36. 2002
    ..pacificus nymphs and in Dermacentor sp. ticks. Distribution of Bartonella among ixodid ticks appears widespread in California...
  80. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with the rapid emergence of zoonotic Bartonella infections
    Henri Jean Boulouis
    Microbiologie immunologie, Ecole Nationale Veterinaire d Alfort, 7 Avenue du General de Gaulle, 94704 Maisons Alfort, France
    Vet Res 36:383-410. 2005
    ..Furthermore, a description of the main epidemiological and clinical features of zoonotic Bartonellae is given. Finally, the main means for diagnosis, treatment and prevention of these diseases are presented...
  81. ncbi request reprint Molecular epidemiology of Bartonella henselae infection in human immunodeficiency virus-infected patients and their cat contacts, using pulsed-field gel electrophoresis and genotyping
    Chao Chin Chang
    Department of Public Health, China Medical College, Taichung, Taiwan, Republic of China
    J Infect Dis 186:1733-9. 2002
    ..These results corroborate the major role of cats in the transmission of B. henselae to humans and suggest that B. henselae genotypes may induce different pathological features in HIV-infected patients...
  82. pmc Bartonella tamiae sp. nov., a newly recognized pathogen isolated from three human patients from Thailand
    Michael Kosoy
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Vector Borne Infectious Diseases, 3150 Rampart Road, Fort Collins, CO 80521, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 46:772-5. 2008
    ....
  83. pmc Multispacer typing to study the genotypic distribution of Bartonella henselae populations
    Wenjun Li
    Unite des Rickettsies, IFR 48, CNRS UMR 6020, Faculte de Medecine, Universite de la Mediterranee, 27 Boulevard Jean Moulin, 13385 Marseille Cedex 05, France
    J Clin Microbiol 44:2499-506. 2006
    ..Finally, we provide a free-access MST-Rick online software program (http://ifr48.timone.univ-mrs.fr/MST_BHenselae/mst) that investigators may use to compare their own MST sequences to our database...
  84. ncbi request reprint Characterization of Th1 activation by Bartonella henselae stimulation in BALB/c mice: Inhibitory activities of interleukin-10 for the production of interferon-gamma in spleen cells
    Hidenori Kabeya
    Laboratory of Veterinary Public Health, Department of Veterinary Medicine, College of Bioresource Science, Nihon University, 1866 Kameino, Fujisawa, Kanagawa 252 8510, Japan
    Vet Microbiol 119:290-6. 2007
    ..henselae. These results indicate that B. henselae predominantly stimulated Th1 cells and resulted in secreting IFN-gamma, however the production was partially inhibited by IL-10, which was produced simultaneously...
  85. ncbi request reprint Emerging or re-emerging bacterial zoonoses: factors of emergence, surveillance and control
    Jean Blancou
    Honorary Director General of the Office International des Epizooties, 11 rue Descombes, 75017 Paris, France
    Vet Res 36:507-22. 2005
    ..The success of detection and control of emerging bacterial zoonoses is largely based on international solidarity and cooperation between countries...