Nosopsyllus fasciatus

Nosopsyllus fasciatus

A species of rat fleas responsible for transmission of murine typhus and possibly plague.
See also: Nosopsyllus

Nosopsyllus fasciatus

a flea that infests mice and rats. It maintains plague in rats but is reluctant to bite humans and is rarely involved in cases in them.
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A minority of these genera live in close association with humans (synanthropic), including fleas of these species: Pulex irritans, Ctenocephalides felis, Ctenocephalides canis, Xenopsylla cheopis, Nosopsyllus fasciatus, Echidnophaga gallinacea, and Tunga penetrans (1).
Transmission of Salmonella enteriditis by the rat fleas Xenopsylla cheopis and Nosopsyllus fasciatus.
On the life history and the biology of the rat flea, Nosopsyllus fasciatus (Bosc.
felis collected from cats, and in a Nosopsyllus fasciatus collected from a Rattus surifer specimen in Thailand (6).
taylorii United Kingdom/ bank vole (9) Nosopsyllus fasciatus Bartonella spp.