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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Just as doxycycline appears to be the better overall choice for Rocky Mountain spotted fever, it may be time to hop on board with it for rabbit fever too.
It happened that one of the rabbits was infected with tularemia, or rabbit fever, a fairly common bacterial infection among wild rabbits and other small, ground-dwelling mammals.
Tularemia: Or rabbit fever, can be transmitted a number of ways, including through the bite of a tick, deer fly or mosquito.
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