2022 journal article

Prospective serological and molecular cross-sectional study focusing on Bartonella and other blood-borne organisms in cats from Catalonia (Spain)


By: A. Alvarez-Fernandez*, R. Maggi n, G. Eduard Martin-Valls, M. Baxarias*, E. Bealmear Breitschwerdt & L. Solano-Gallego*

author keywords: Bartonellosis; Hemotropic Mycoplasma; Mycoplasma wenyonii; Ehrlichia; Anaplasma; Piroplasma; Co-infection; Cats; Spain
MeSH headings : Animals; Antibodies, Bacterial / blood; Antigens, Bacterial / immunology; Bartonella / genetics; Bartonella / immunology; Bartonella Infections / blood; Bartonella Infections / epidemiology; Bartonella Infections / transmission; Bartonella Infections / veterinary; Cat Diseases / blood; Cat Diseases / epidemiology; Cat Diseases / microbiology; Cat Diseases / transmission; Cats; Cross-Sectional Studies; DNA, Bacterial / blood; DNA, Bacterial / isolation & purification; DNA, Ribosomal Spacer / chemistry; Female; Fluorescent Antibody Technique / veterinary; Male; Polymerase Chain Reaction / veterinary; Prevalence; Prospective Studies; RNA, Ribosomal, 16S / genetics; RNA, Ribosomal, 23S / genetics; Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction / veterinary; Seroepidemiologic Studies; Spain / epidemiology
TL;DR: This study is the first to document M. wenyonii is infection in cats, and substantial to almost perfect serological agreement was found between the three Bartonella species. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: January 18, 2022