Francisella tularensis bacteremia: report of two cases and review of the literature

Karagoz S., Kilic S., Berk E., Uzel A., Celebi B., Comoglu S., ...More

NEW MICROBIOLOGICA, vol.36, no.3, pp.315-323, 2013 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Review
  • Volume: 36 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Title of Journal : NEW MICROBIOLOGICA
  • Page Numbers: pp.315-323


Isolation of Francisella tularensis in blood culture is exceedingly rare and has been reported infrequently in Europe; a literature review showed 28 documented cases. Herein we report the first cases of bacteremic F.tularensis pneumonia in immunocompetent individuals in Turkey.