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Tularemia: Introduction

A rare infection by the bacteria Francisella tularensis which can result in serious illness. The bacteria are found in animals such as rabbits and rodents. The disease can be transmitted a number of ways but usually occurs through the handling of infected carcasses, bites by infected insects such as ticks or eating or drinking contaminated food or water. The infection cannot be passed from person to person. Symptoms can be very severe and even fatal if untreated. Also called rabbit fever. ...more »

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Tularemia is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Tularemia, or a subtype of Tularemia, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)


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