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Table 3 Number of different Bartonella species detected in flea samples of different species in different cat or dog hosts. In some cases, the host species was not recorded (no record) by the veterinary practice

From: Pathogens in fleas collected from cats and dogs: distribution and prevalence in the UK

Bartonella spp. No. of infected flea samples qPCR Ct values (range) GenBank ID Sequence homology (%) Flea species Host species
B. grahamii strain as4aup 1 36.94 HG519007.1 99 C. f. felis Cat
B. alsatica strain IBS 382 4 22.7–33.17 JN029776.1 95–99 S. cuniculi (n = 2); A. erinacei (n = 1);
C. f. felis (n = 1)
Cat (n = 3); no record (n = 1)
B. clarridgeiae strain 73 24 18.1–36.8 HG519012.1 97–99 C. f. felis Cat (n = 15); dog (n = 3); no record (n = 6)
B. clarridgeiaestrain Rc_AL817-1 3 35.9–37.5 KY417894.1 96–99 C. f. felis Cat (n = 2); no record (n = 1)
B. henselae Houston-I 17 21.0–36.3 CP020742.1 94–100 C. f. felis Cat (n = 11); no record (n = 6)