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Did Bartonella henselae contribute to the deaths of two veterinarians?

Overview of attention for article published in Parasites & Vectors, June 2015
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  • In the top 25% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (82nd percentile)

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Title
Did Bartonella henselae contribute to the deaths of two veterinarians?
Published in
Parasites & Vectors, June 2015
DOI 10.1186/s13071-015-0920-4
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Authors

Edward B. Breitschwerdt

Abstract

Bartonella henselae, a flea-transmitted bacterium, causes chronic, zoonotic, blood stream infections in immunocompetent and immunocompromised patients throughout the world. As an intra-erythrocytic and endotheliotropic bacterium, B. henselae causes a spectrum of symptomatology ranging from asymptomatic bacteremia to fever, endocarditis and death. Veterinary workers are at occupational risk for acquiring bartonellosis. As an emerging, and incompletely understood, stealth bacterial pathogen, B. henselae may or may not have been responsible for the deaths of two veterinarians; however, recent evidence indicates that this genus is of much greater medical importance than is currently appreciated by the majority of the biomedical community.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United States 2 7%
Unknown 25 93%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Researcher 5 19%
Student > Master 5 19%
Student > Ph. D. Student 4 15%
Student > Bachelor 4 15%
Other 3 11%
Other 5 19%
Unknown 1 4%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Veterinary Science and Veterinary Medicine 7 26%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 4 15%
Medicine and Dentistry 3 11%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 3 11%
Immunology and Microbiology 1 4%
Other 4 15%
Unknown 5 19%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 9. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 31 December 2019.
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#2,772,802
of 17,485,908 outputs
Outputs from Parasites & Vectors
#594
of 4,575 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#42,617
of 242,414 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Parasites & Vectors
#1
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