Scientists Suggest Re-Thinking Which Flea-Borne Bacterium Causes Fevers in Humans

By Josh Lancette In Southern California over the past five years, there have been nearly 500 cases of flea-borne rickettsioses, more commonly known as flea-borne typhus. Rickettsia felis has become the presumed bacterium causing the fevers, but scientists from the California Department of Public Health think the presumption might be unfounded. Instead, in an article […]

Source: Entomology Today

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