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[Presence of Bartonella henselae in cats: natural reservoir quantification and human exposition risk of this zoonoses in Chile].

Authors
  • Ferrés, Marcela
  • Abarca, Katia
  • Godoy, Paula
  • García, Patricia
  • Palavecino, Elizabeth
  • Méndez, Gabriela
  • Valdés, Alicia
  • Ernst, Santiago
  • Thibaut, Julio
  • Koberg, Jurgen
  • Chanqueo, Leonardo
  • Vial, Pablo A
Type
Published Article
Journal
Revista médica de Chile
Publisher
SciELO Comision Nacional de Investigacion Cientifica Y Tecnologica
Publication Date
Dec 01, 2005
Volume
133
Issue
12
Pages
1465–1471
Identifiers
PMID: 16446874
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

This study found an important reservoir of Bartonella henselae in Chilean cats and therefore a high risk of exposure in humans who have contact with them.

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