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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Symptoms of rabbit fever include swollen glands and skin ulcers, and Type A symptoms most commonly resemble pneumonia, indicating that the infection was picked up in the environment.
Tularemia, also known as "rabbit fever," poses diagnostic and therapeutic dilemmas.
After rabbit season opened and the first hard frost killed all the rabbits with "rabbit fever" (tularemia), I took a 16 ga.
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.
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