Altitude-dependent Bartonella quintana Genotype C in Head Lice, Ethiopia

To determine the presence of Bartonella quintana in head and body lice from persons in different locations in Ethiopia, we used molecular methods. B. quintana was found in 19 (7%) genotype C head lice and in 76 (18%) genotype A body lice. B. quintana in head lice was positively linked to altitude (p...

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Main Authors: Emmanouil Angelakis, Georges Diatta, Alemseged Abdissa, Jean-François Trape, Oleg Mediannikov, Hervé Richet, Didier Raoult
Format: Article
Published: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 2011-12-01
Series:Emerging Infectious Diseases
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