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Volume 22, Number 3—March 2016

Identification of Novel Zoonotic Activity of Bartonella spp., France

Muriel Vayssier-Taussat, Sara Moutailler, Françoise Féménia, Philippe Raymond, Olivier Croce, Bernard La Scola, Pierre-Edouard Fournier, and Didier Raoult
Author affiliations: Agence Nationale de Sécurité Sanitaire de l’Alimentation, de l’Environnement et du Travail, Maisons Alfort, France (M. Vayssier-Taussat, S. Moutailler, F. Féménia); Groupe Chronimed, Saint-Péray, France (P. Raymond); Aix-Marseille Université, Marseille, France (O. Croce, B. La Scola, P-E. Fournier, D. Raoult)

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Table 1

Patients whose blood cultures were positive for Bartonella spp. that had no previously known zoonotic activity, France

Case-patient no./age, y/sex Bartonella spp. Tick bite date Pets Wild animal contact Main complaints Bacteremia, CFU/mL
1/49/F B. henselae Multiple since 2008 Cats, dogs, horses Rats, fish Fatigue, muscle pain, headache 50
2/58/M B. henselae 2011 Birds, rabbits No Fatigue, muscle pain 70
3/47/F B. henselae 2012 Dog, hamster No Fatigue, generalized pain, insomnia 80
4/45/F B. doshiae 2009 No No Fatigue, blurred vision, arthralgia 50
5/64/M B. tribocorum 2012 Dog Game animals (hunter) Fatigue, muscle pain, headache 60
6/40/F B. schoenbuchensis 2011 No No Fatigue, muscle pain, fever 850

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