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Table 8 Reported treatments in cats and dogs

From: Bartonella infections in cats and dogs including zoonotic aspects

Host Clinical Bartonella spp. manifestations/species Treatment Dose/duration Referencea
Cats Bacteremia and uveitis/Bartonella spp. Doxycycline + Pradofloxacin 5 mg/kg PO q 12 h/4–6 weeks + 5 mg/kg PO q 12 h/4–6 weeks [167]
Doxycycline 10 mg/kg PO q 12–24 h/4–6 weeks [170]
Azithromycin 10 mg/kg PO q 24–48 h/ 7 days followed by every other day for 6–12 weeks [169]
Endocarditis/B. henselae Marbofloxacin + Azithromycin 5 mg/kg PO q 24 h/6 weeks + 10 mg/kg PO q 24 h for 7 days and then q 48 h/6 weeks [294]
Osteomyelitis and polyarthritis/B. vinsonii berkhoffii Amoxicillin-clavulanate + Azithromycin 62.5 mg PO q 12 h/2 months + 10 mg/kg PO q 48 h/3 months [168]
Dogs Splenic vasculitis, thrombosis and infarction/B. henselae Doxycycline + Trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole 5–10 mg/kg PO q 12 h/4 weeks + 23 mg/kg, PO q 12 h/6 weeks [28]
Neurological and ocular disorders/Bartonella spp. Doxycycline + Enrofloxacin 5–15 mg/kg PO q 12 h + 5 mg/kg PO q 12 h/4–6 weeks [169]
Doxycycline + Rifampicin 5–10 mg/kg PO q 12 + 5 mg/kg PO q 24 h/ 4-6 weeks
Endocarditis/B. koehlerae Ampicillin + Enrofloxacin 22 mg/kg PO q 8 h + 5 mg/kg PO q 12–24 h/4–6 weeks [30]
Hemangiopericytoma/B. vinsonii berkhoffii Enrofloxacin 5 mg/kg PO q 12 h/4–6 weeks [14]
  1. aDetails included in Table 8 are provided in references
  2. Abbreviations: q every, PO oral administration