Rickettsia felis in fleas, Western Australia
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This study is the first confirmation of Rickettsia felis in Australia. The organism was identified from 4 species of fleas obtained from dogs and cats in Western Australia, by using polymerase chain reaction amplification and DNA sequencing of the citrate synthase and outer membrane protein A genes.
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|Murdoch Affiliation:||School of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences|
|Publisher:||National Center for Infectious Diseases|
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