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Dynamics of Rodent-Borne Zoonotic Diseases and Their Reservoir Hosts: Invasive Rattus in South Africa
(University of California, Davis., 2012)
Lack of adequate sanitation and pest control, and poor housing conditions that prevail in much of both rural and urban South Africa, cause rodent populations to thrive, promoting contact with humans, which results in ...
Molecular prevalence and diversity of zoonotic bacteria of invasive Rattus from South Africa, with emphasis on the genera Rickettsia and Streptobacillus
The study investigated the origin and diversity of the three matrilineally-defined invasive, commensal Rattus species, namely R. norvegicus, R. rattus and R. tanezumi known to occur in South Africa after routine identification ...