00652-A: A New Bartonella Infection in Domestic Dogs from Northern California

Grant Status: Closed

Grant Amount: $4,104
Dr. Bruno Chomel, DVM PhD, University of California, Davis
July 1, 2005 - December 31, 2005
Breed(s): -All Dogs
Research Program Area: Prevention

Abstract

The proposed research aims to characterize the molecular epidemiology of Bartonella infection in rural dogs from northern California and is part of a larger project examining prevalence, risk factors and clinical associations of Bartonella infection in domestic dogs from California. This projects seeks to complete PCR testing of dogs in this population and for partial sequencing of 4 genes from 19 Bartonella isolates identified in rural dogs and gray foxes from the Hoopa Valley in northern California.

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