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Volume 11, Number 11—November 2005

Bartonella quintana and Rickettsia felis in Gabon

Jean-Marc Rolain*, Olivier Bourry†, Bernard Davoust‡, and Didier Raoult*Comments to Author 
Author affiliations: *Université de la Méditerranée, Marseille, France; †Centre International de Recherches Médicales, Franceville, Gabon; ‡Direction Régionale du Service de Santé des Armées, Armées, France

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Bartonella species detected in fleas worldwide

Species Species of Bartonella detected Country/animal (ref.)
Ctenocephalides felis B. clarridgeiae France/cat (2,14)
Thailand/cat (6)
New Zealand/cat (15)
B. koehlerae France/cat (2)
B. quintana France/cat (2)
Ctenophthalmus nobilis B. grahamii United Kingdom/bank vole (9)
B. taylorii United Kingdom/bank vole (9)
Nosopsyllus fasciatus Bartonella spp. Thailand/rodent (6)
Oropsylla hirsuta Bartonella spp. United States/prairie dog (10)
O. tuberculatus cynomuris Bartonella spp. United States/prairie dog (10)
Pulex spp. Bartonella spp. Peru/human (11)
Pulex irritans B. quintana Gabon/monkey (this study)

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