Bartonella spp. in Rats and Zoonoses, Los Angeles, California, USA
Published Date:Apr 2012
Source:Emerg Infect Dis. 18(4):631-633.
Molecular Sequence Data
Sequence Analysis, DNA
Description:Bartonella spp. were detected in rats (Rattus norvegicus) trapped in downtown Los Angeles, California, USA. Of 200 rats tested, putative human pathogens, B. rochalimae and B. tribocorum were found in 37 (18.5%) and 115 (57.5%) rats, respectively. These bacteria among rodents in a densely populated urban area are a public health concern.
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