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Volume 5, Number 5—October 1999

Dispatch

Seroepidemiology of Bartonella vinsonii subsp. berkhoffii Infection in California Coyotes, 1994-19981

Chao-Chin Chang*, Kazuhiro Yamamoto*, Bruno B. Chomel*Comments to Author , Rickie W. Kasten*, Darren C. Simpson, Charles R. Smith, and Vicki L. Kramer
Author affiliations: *University of California, Davis, California, USA; †Santa Clara County Department of Health Services, San Jose, California, USA; ‡California Department of Health Services, Sacramento, California, USA

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Table 1

Seroprevalence of Bartonellavinsoniisubsp. berkhoffii infection in 869 coyotes, California, 1994–1998

Geographic region County No. sero-
positive (%)
Northern California 13/174 (7)
Coastal counties Humboldt 2/12 (17)
Mendocino 7/30 (23)
Inland counties Siskiyou 0/26 (0)
Modoc 0/47 (0)
Lassen 1/7 (14)
Plumas 1/40 (3)
Butte 0/2 (0)
Trinity 0/1 (0)
Shasta 2/9 (22)
Central California 180/355 (51)
Coastal counties Solano 0/4 (0)
Sonoma 1/3 (33)
Alameda 14/32 (44)
Santa Clara 116/167 (69)
Santa Cruz 1/1 (100)
Inland counties Sierra 6/32 (19)
Nevada 2/10 (20)
Placer 0/1 (0)
El Dorado 26/63 (41)
Alpine 0/2 (0)
Calaveras 0/2 (0)
Tuolumne 4/8 (50)
Mono 0/7 (0)
Mariposa 4/7 (57)
Merced 2/2 (100)
Sacramento 3/3 (100)
Madera 1/11 (9)
Southern California 115/340 (34)
Coastal counties Monterey 4/10 (40)
San Luis Obispo 18/56 (32)
Santa Barbara 27/45 (60)
Ventura 0/1 (0)
Los Angeles 15/26 (58)
San Diego 6/6 (100)
Inland counties Kern 41/190 (22)
San Bernardino 4/6 (67)

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1An earlier version of this paper was presented at the Second International Conference on Emerging Zoonoses, Strasbourg, France, November 5–9, 1998.

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