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- Šlapeta, Štěpán, et al. Show all 2 Author
- Veterinary Parasitology: Regional Studies and Reports 2016 v.3-4 pp. 36-40
- Bartonella clarridgeiae; Bartonella henselae; Ctenocephalides felis; Rickettsia; barcoding; cats; disease transmission; dogs; ectoparasites; feces; genetic markers; geographical distribution; humans; pathogens; quantitative polymerase chain reaction; screening; sequence analysis; Africa; Asia; Australia; Europe; Georgia; Seychelles
- ... The cat flea (Ctenocephalides felis) is the most common ectoparasite of dogs and cats. Close association of humans with cats and dogs enables flea-borne disease transmission either directly, via flea bites, or indirectly, via pathogens excreted in flea faeces. The aim of this study was to evaluate molecular identity of C. felis from cats in Georgia, USA based on a molecular barcode marker gene (co ...