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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Pneumonia also occurs in 10% to 15% of patients with ulceroglandular tularemia and in one-half of those patients with typhoidal tularemia.
et al, Comparative analysis of PCR versus culture for diagnosis of ulceroglandular tularemia.
Ulceroglandular tularemia is the most commonly reported clinical form throughout the world (1,4,5,18).
In Sweden and Finland, the most common form of the disease is ulceroglandular tularemia, which is characterized by a skin ulcer at the site of infection and adjacent swollen regional lymph nodes (6-8).