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tick-borne tularemia. an outbreak of lymphadenopathy in children.between june 1 and july 15, 1984, twenty persons with glandular tularemia were identified on the lower brule and crow creek indian reservations in south dakota. the median age of the patients was 6 years (range, 2 to 20 years). the clinical illness was mild, consisting of fever, headache, and lymphadenopathy. all lymphadenopathy was in the head and neck area. dermacentor variabilis ticks were identified as the vector. although the mild clinical illness suggested francisella tularensis, type b, w ...19854057512
an outbreak of human tularemia associated with the american dog tick, dermacentor variabilis. 19665949558
outbreak of tick-borne tularemia--south dakota. 19846434937
notes from the field: increase in human cases of tularemia--colorado, nebraska, south dakota, and wyoming, january-september 2015.tularemia is a rare, often serious disease caused by a gram-negative coccobacillus, francisella tularensis, which infects humans and animals in the northern hemisphere. approximately 125 cases have been reported annually in the united states during the last two decades. as of september 30, a total of 100 tularemia cases were reported in 2015 among residents of colorado (n = 43), nebraska (n = 21), south dakota (n = 20), and wyoming (n = 16) (figure). this represents a substantial increase in the ...201526632662
tularemia in range sheep: an overlooked syndrome?abortion and death caused by francisella tularensis were well recognized in range flocks of domestic sheep in idaho, montana, and wyoming in the first 6 decades of the 20th century. the current report describes 4 episodes of tularemia in 3 range flocks in wyoming and south dakota in 1997 and 2007 (1 flock was affected twice). flock owners reported that ticks were unusually numerous and commonly present on sheep during outbreaks. tularemia presented as late-term abortions (3 episodes) or listless ...200818599860
tularemia with unusual laboratory characteristics in south dakota children. 19846589779
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