Similar to other serologic assays used for the diagnosis of Bartonella infections
(16,17), the enzyme immunoassay used in this study demonstrated high cross-reactivity between B.
Douwes has been using hyperthermia to treat Lyme disease patients for over 16 years, and in an interview with me, shared that hyperthermia can eliminate Borrelia and Bartonella infections
after just one or two treatments, although it is less useful for treating Babesia.
Molecular epidemiology of Bartonella infections
in patients with bacillary angiomatosis-peliosis.
Breitschwerdt, "Cat scratch disease and other zoonotic Bartonella infections
," Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, vol.
Medical problems of cats associated with Bartonella infections
are variable, ranging from transient fever and lymphadenopathy to abscesses or microabscesses in different organs, endocarditis, and central nervous signs.
Factors associated with rapid emergence of zoonotic Bartonella infections
Natural history of Bartonella infections
(an exception to Koch's Postulate).
However, the impact of immunosuppression in cats on Bartonella infections
has not been examined.
According to University of California-Davis veterinarians, roughly half of California's coyote population is infected with Bartonella infections
(cats, ruminants, rodents and humans can also become infected).
Her primary research interests are the epidemiology and clinical manifestations of Lyme disease, Bartonella infections
, tularemia, and plague.
Surprisingly, cats are yielding to dogs as sentinels for cat scratch disease (CSD, caused by Bartonella hensalae) according to the journal: "Due to similarities between clinical signs in canine and human bartonella infection
, the canine species may be a good sentinel species for CSD and other potential bartonella infections