Volume 13, Number 5—May 2007
Plague and the Human Flea, Tanzania
|Domestic flea species||Common hosts in Tanzania||Flea species composition, %
||Houses with given flea species, %
||Cats, dogs, other animals
||Domestic fowl, Rattus rattus
||Humans, dogs, goats
|Xenopsylla brasiliensis||Rattus rattus, Mastomys natalensis||6.8||2.1||4.1||5.0|
*Villages designated as low plague frequency.
†Villages designated as high plague frequency.
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