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Isolation of Francisella tularensis biovar palaearctica from human blood.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2498098     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Francisella tularensis septicemia has previously been reported in the USA, where Francisella tularensis biovar tularensis (type A) occurs endemically. The present report describes two cases of septicemia caused by the Euro-Asian Francisella tularensis biovar palaearctica (type B). The patients lived in an endemic region of Sweden and presented with high fever and pneumonia. Both patients recovered. The ability of Francisella tularensis biovar palaearctica to cause bacteremia has consequences for laboratory safety.
A Tärnvik; C Henning; E Falsen; G Sandström
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  European journal of clinical microbiology & infectious diseases : official publication of the European Society of Clinical Microbiology     Volume:  8     ISSN:  0934-9723     ISO Abbreviation:  Eur. J. Clin. Microbiol. Infect. Dis.     Publication Date:  1989 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1989-07-11     Completed Date:  1989-07-11     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8804297     Medline TA:  Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis     Country:  GERMANY    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  146-50     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Infectious Diseases, University of Umeå, Sweden.
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MeSH Terms
Bacterial Proteins / analysis
Bacterial Typing Techniques
Blood / microbiology*
Francisella tularensis / classification,  isolation & purification*
Precipitin Tests
Sepsis / diagnosis,  microbiology*
Tularemia / diagnosis*,  microbiology
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Bacterial Proteins

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