Xenopsylla

Xenopsylla is a flea genus in the family Pulicidae. ...
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Xenopsylla

(zen″op-sil´ә) a genus of fleas, including more than 30 species, many of which transmit disease-producing microorganisms. X. cheo′pis is the rat flea, which transmits Yersinia pestis, the causative organism of plague, as well as Rickettsia typhi, the causative organism of murine typhus.
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Xenopsylla

The rat flea; a genus of fleas parasitic on the rat and involved in the transmission of bubonic plague. The species Xenopsylla cheopis serves as a potent vector of Yersinia pestis, largely because its gut becomes 'blocked' by a mass of Y. Pestis cells which prevents the flea from feeding normally, so that it is inclined to attack man and other host...
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Xenopsylla

Type: Term Pronunciation: zen′op-sil′ă Definitions: 1. The rat flea; a flea genus parasitic on the rat and involved in the transmission of bubonic plague. The species Xenopsylla cheopis serves as a potent vector of Yersinia pestis, largely because its gut becomes 'blocked' by a mass of Y. pestis cells that prevents the flea from fe...
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