Evaluation of the bacterial microbiome of two flea species using different DNA-isolation techniques provides insights into flea host ecology
Andrea L Lawrence, Sze-Fui Hii, Rowena Chong, Cameron E Webb, Rebecca Traub, Graeme Brown, Jan Slapeta
FEMS Microbiology Ecology | OXFORD UNIV PRESS | Published : 2015
The study was supported by the Faculty of Veterinary Science Intramural Collaboration Fellowship with The Marie Bashir Institute for Infectious Diseases and Biosecurity (MBI), University of Sydney. ALL is supported by the Australian Postgraduate Award (APA) and the University of Sydney alumni scholarship and was a recipient of the Australian Society for Parasitology (ASP) Network Researcher Exchange, Training and Travel Award and JD Smyth Postgraduate Travel Award, the Australian Biological Resources Study (ABRS) National Taxonomy Research Grant Program and the University of Sydney Grants-In-Aid. RC work was in part supported by Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Sydney Honours support funds. RJT and SFH, the research was supported from grants provided by Bayer Animal Health and Australian Research Council.