the ecology of tularaemia.tularaemia, a zoonotic disease caused by the bacterium francisella tularensis mccoy, 1912, is reported from north america, europe and northern parts of asia, but not from the southern hemisphere. two subspecies of f. tularensis are recognised: the highly virulent type a and the milder type b, with additional subdivisions reported. tularaemia has been reported in more than 250 animal species including man, other mammals, birds, fish, amphibians, arthropods and protozoa. type a is reported to have ...19921305858
eco-epizootiologic study of francisella tularensis, the agent of tularemia, in québec canada, francisella tularensis , the zoonotic bacterial agent of tularemia, affects mostly snowshoe hares ( lepus americanus ), muskrats ( ondatra zibethicus ), and beavers ( castor canadensis ). despite numerous studies, the ecologic cycle and natural reservoirs of f. tularensis are not clearly defined. we conducted a cross-sectional study to estimate the prevalence of f. tularensis in snowshoe hares, muskrats, and coyotes ( canis latrans ) in four regions of québec, canada, and to describe ...201626967133
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