Volume 78, Issue 6
  • ISSN: 0002-9637
  • E-ISSN: 1476-1645


Diagnosis of a case of septicemic plague acquired in rural California was delayed because of a series of confounding events, resulting in concern about reliance on community hospitals as sentinels for detecting potential bioterrorism-related events. An epizootic study confirmed the peridomestic source of infection.


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  • Received : 11 Mar 2008
  • Accepted : 17 Mar 2008

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