Fleas

Known as: Siphonapteras, Aphaniptera, Aphanipteras 
An order of parasitic, blood-sucking, wingless INSECTS with the common name of fleas.
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
Plague is a highly virulent disease believed to have killed millions during three historic human pandemics. Worldwide, it remains… (More)
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
Yersinia pestis is transmitted by fleas and causes bubonic plague, characterized by severe local lymphadenitis that progresses… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
Population genetics and comparative genomics analyses of the pathogenic Yersinia species have indicated that arthropodborne… (More)
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
Transmission of plague by fleas depends on infection of the proventricular valve in the insect's foregut by a dense aggregate of… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
The prevalences of Bartonella, Rickettsia, and Wolbachia were investigated in 309 cat fleas from France by polymerase chain… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
Transmission by flea bite is a relatively recent adaptation that distinguishes Yersinia pestis, the plague bacillus, from closely… (More)
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2001
Highly Cited
2001
A rickettsia named the ELB agent, or "Rickettsia felis," was identified by molecular biology techniques in American fleas in 1990… (More)
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1996
Highly Cited
1996
Bartonella henselae is an emerging bacterial pathogen, causing cat scratch disease and bacillary angiomatosis. Cats bacteremic… (More)
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1992
Highly Cited
1992
The identification of apparently fastidious microorganisms is often problematic. DNA from a rickettsia-like agent (called the ELB… (More)
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Highly Cited
1967
Highly Cited
1967
The jump of the flea has long been regarded as a zoological problem because it was not easy to explain the jump of so small an… (More)
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