Journal Article (Refereed)
Bartonella quintana infections in captive monkeys, China.
Birtles, R 2011, 'Bartonella quintana infections in captive monkeys, China.', Emerg Infect Dis, 17(9), pp.1707-1709.
Bartonella quintana has been considered to be specifically adapted to humans. Our isolation of the organism from 2 of 36 captive rhesus macaques in China and finding antibodies against B. quintana in 12 of 33 indicates that the reservoir hosts of B. quintana may include primates other than humans.
Emerg Infect Dis