Table 1.

Results of blood culture, bartonella serology, and nanobacterial antigen testing in a North Carolina beef herda

Cow no. Date of birth (mo/yr) Sex Blood culture resultReciprocal titer of antibody to: Reaction with nanobacterial antigen
B. vinsonii subsp.berkoffiiB. weissii
28610/92HeiferPOS645124+
43210/92HeiferND322564+
44010/92HeiferND1282564+
49510/92HeiferND161284+
9 4/93HeiferND<16164+
10 4/93HeiferPOS<16324+
42 1/95HeiferND<161284+
49 4/95HeiferND64128ND
85 6/96HeiferPOS165124+
1198/97HeiferND32512ND
1273/98HeiferND321,024ND
1284/98BullND64512ND
1377/98BullND16256ND
1398/98BullND<161,0244+
1408/98HeiferND<162564+
14412/98BullND<161,024ND
1452/99HeiferND<162564+
1462/99HeiferND<16128ND
1473/99BullND<16256ND
1483/99BullND<16256ND
1493/99BullND<16128ND
1503/99HeiferND<161284+
1413/99HeiferND<161284+
1514/99HeiferND<161284+
1524/99HeiferND<16644+
1534/99BullND<162564+
1544/99BullND<161284+
1555/99HeiferND<161284+
1565/99BullND<16256ND
1575/99BullND1281284+
1585/99BullND1282564+
1595/99BullND1285124+
1616/99BullNEG2561,0244+
1626/99BullNEG2565124+
1636/99HeiferND64512ND
1646/99HeiferND1285124+
1657/99BullND1285124+
1667/99HeiferND64128ND
  • a Abbreviations: POS, positive; ND, not determined; 4+, strongly positive reaction.