Bubonic Plague Pictures: Dog Blood Test
Photos of Bubonic Plague Infections and Transmission
From Mary Kugler, R.N., former About.com Guide
Updated February 13, 2009
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A positive blood test from a dog usually means that it has eaten a bubonic plague-infected rodent. Dogs can also become infected through being bitten by a flea carrying the plague bacteria.