Today's Daily Dose: Bartonellosis

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Nov 30, 2010
By dvm360.com staff
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“The genus Bartonella is also unusual because it appears that no other infectious agent is transmitted by more vectors. We now know that sand flies, human body lice, cat fleas, rodent fleas, and probably many other flea species are capable of transmitting certain Bartonella species.”

—Edward B. Breitschwerdt, DVM, DACVIM

From Bartonellosis: An emerging and potentially hidden epidemic?