Cat Flea

The cat flea, Ctenocephalides felis, is one of the most abundant and widespread species of flea on Earth.

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Cat Flea - Disease Transmission
... Cat fleas can transmit other parasites and infections to dogs and cats and also to humans ... The tapeworm Dipylidium caninum can be transmitted when an immature flea is swallowed by pets or humans ... In addition, cat fleas have been found to carry Borrelia burgdorferi, the etiologic agent of Lyme disease, but their ability to transmit the disease is unclear ...

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