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Volume 9, Number 3—March 2003

Research

Molecular Detection of Bartonella quintana, B. koehlerae, B. henselae, B. clarridgeiae, Rickettsia felis, and Wolbachia pipientis in Cat Fleas, France

Jean-Marc Rolain*, Michel Franc†, Bernard Davoust‡, and Didier Raoult*Comments to Author 
Author affiliations: *Université de la Méditerranée, Marseille, France; †Ecole Nationale Vétérinaire de Toulouse, France; ‡Conseiller Vétérinaire Régional Interarmées, Lyon Armées, France)

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Table 2

Repartition of 89 Bartonella-positive fleas

B. henselae B. clarridgeiae B. quintana B. koehlerae No coinfection Total
Rickettsia felis 0 5 12 0 8 25
No coinfection 9 50 2 3 17
No. of fleas positive for Bartonella 9 55 14 3 81

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