Rickettsia felis in Fleas, Western Australia
Published Date:May 2006
Source:Emerg Infect Dis. 12(5):841-843.
Bacterial Outer Membrane Proteins
Polymerase Chain Reaction
Description: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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