tularaemia in norwegian dogs.we describe tularaemia in a norwegian dog caused by francisella tularensis subspecies holarctica. a hamilton hound and his owner developed tulaeremia after hunting an infected mountain hare (lepus timidus). the dog showed signs of lethargy, anorexia and fever during a period two to four days after hunting and thereafter fully recovered. its antibody titers increased 32-fold from one to three weeks post exposure. thereafter, the titer declined and leveled off at moderate positive values up to one ...201425150161
field detection of francisella tularensis.a field investigation was undertaken following an outbreak of water-borne tularemia in northern norway. francisella tularensis bacterial cellular components were analysed by rapid immunochromatography (ri)-testing, enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (elisa) and polymerase chain reaction (pcr). water from 1 reservoir, fed from a rapid stream, tested negative. from another reservoir, 2 of a chain of 3 wells tested negative. the third well, at the end of the chain, contained lemming (lemmus lemmus) ...200010879600
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