Tularemia A21-

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  • deer-fly fever
  • infection due to Francisella tularensis
  • rabbit fever
Clinical Information
  • A plague-like disease of rodents, transmissible to man. It is caused by francisella tularensis and is characterized by fever, chills, headache, backache, and weakness.
  • A serious gram-negative bacterial infection caused by francisella tularensis. It is transmitted to humans through bites from infected insects, inhaling airborne bacteria, handling infected animals, or consuming contaminated food or water. Signs and symptoms include skin ulcers, mouth sores, lymphadenopathy, sore throat, fever and pneumonia.
  • Disease caused by francisella tularensis and transmitted to man from rodents through the bite of a deer fly, chrysops discalis, and other bloodsucking insects; symptoms consist of a prolonged fever and often swelling of the lymph nodes; rabbits are important reservoir hosts.
  • A21 Tularemia
    • A21.0 Ulceroglandular tularemia
    • A21.1 Oculoglandular tularemia
    • A21.2 Pulmonary tularemia
    • A21.3 Gastrointestinal tularemia
    • A21.7 Generalized tularemia
    • A21.8 Other forms of tularemia
    • A21.9 Tularemia, unspecified