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Volume 98, Issue 6
  • ISSN: 0002-9637
  • E-ISSN: 1476-1645

Abstract

Abstract.

Tularemia is an infectious zoonosis caused by , an aerobic, noncapsulated, Gram-negative coccobacillus. It is more common in the northern hemisphere, and there are sporadic reports in non-endemic areas. The bacterium is usually transmitted by the bite or feces of a tick or other arthropods such as mosquitoes and horseflies. We report a case of an Italian patient with tularemia after a horsefly bite.

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  • Received : 02 Aug 2017
  • Accepted : 08 Mar 2018
  • Published online : 30 Apr 2018

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