Tularemia


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Tularemia

An infectious bacterium that can cause lesions, fever, anorexia and death in humans. It has been used in American, Japanese and Soviet bioweapons programs. See also: Biowarfare.
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Additional clinical information can further favor the diagnoses of tularemia (for instance, history of tick bite) and yersiniosis (such as history of consumption of undercooked meat).
There are two strains of tularemia that exist worldwide: Type A and Type B.
We report two cases of ulceroglandular tularemia in children.
Presentation of inhaled tularemia would be very difficult to differentiate from influenza and community acquired pneumonia.
Tularemia is a zoonotic disease caused by the bacterium Francisella tularensis, which has been identified as a potential biological threat agent.
In this article, we describe a case of glandular tularemia in a child, and we review the physical, laboratory, and radiologic findings of this disease as well as the response to medical and surgical therapy.
Tularemia is an infectious disease mainly affecting wild rabbits.
Category A - plague, tularemia, smallpox, viral hemorrhagic fevers, botulism, anthrax
Officials are also worried about possible attacks involving other diseases, including botulism, plague and tularemia - an animal disease that can cause skin ulcers and pneumonia-like symptoms in humans.
specifically tested a weapon derived from the deadly tularemia bacteria, he admitted "several agents" were tested at the tiny atoll, halfway between Hawaii and the Marshall Islands.
A small bug with a big bite, ticks carry Lyme disease, Rocky Mountain spotted fever, Q fever and tularemia.
The Company has product candidates addressing the treatment of bronchiectasis, cystic fibrosis, inhalation tularemia and anthrax infections, and smoking cessation.