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Am J Trop Med Hyg 1993 Feb;48(2):269-73.

A suburban focus of endemic typhus in Los Angeles County: association with seropositive domestic cats and opossums.

Sorvillo FJ, Gondo B, Emmons R, Ryan P, Waterman SH, Tilzer A, Andersen EM, Murray RA, Barr R

Los Angeles County Department of Health Services, California.

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Article type: Curated - Canary ID: 1826

Cause and Effect Analysis Interspecies susceptibility data Shared exposures with humans Shared outcomes with humans Gene sequence data
Yes Yes Yes Yes No
Study type N Routes Sampling Controls Timing
descriptive 33 vector - - concurrent
cross sectional 212 vector exposure yes concurrent
Exposures Cat flea
Human flea
Rickettsia typhi
Outcomes Ectoparasitic Infestations
Typhus, Endemic Flea-Borne
Species Cats
Didelphis marsupialis
roof rat
Locations location map
United States California Agoura (populated place)
Los Angeles County (populated place)

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