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


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

NEW MICROBIOLOGICA, cilt.36, ss.315-323, 2013 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi)

  • Cilt numarası: 36 Konu: 3
  • Basım Tarihi: 2013
  • Dergi Adı: NEW MICROBIOLOGICA
  • Sayfa Sayısı: ss.315-323

Özet

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.