Chapter 8. Tularemia: Natural Disease or Act of Terrorism

  1. Dr. Nancy Khardori
  1. Janak Koirala

Published Online: 6 JUN 2006

DOI: 10.1002/3527608133.ch8

Bioterrorism Preparedness: Medicine - Public Health - Policy

Bioterrorism Preparedness: Medicine - Public Health - Policy

How to Cite

Koirala, J. (2006) Tularemia: Natural Disease or Act of Terrorism, in Bioterrorism Preparedness: Medicine - Public Health - Policy (ed N. Khardori), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, FRG. doi: 10.1002/3527608133.ch8

Editor Information

  1. Department of Internal Medicine, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, 701 North First Street, P.O. Box 19636, Springfield, Illinois 62794-9636, USA

Author Information

  1. Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Springfield, Illinois, 62794-9636, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 6 JUN 2006
  2. Published Print: 6 FEB 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527312351

Online ISBN: 9783527608133

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Keywords:

  • bioterrorism preparedness;
  • tularemia;
  • microbiology;
  • epidemiology;
  • pathogenesis;
  • clinical features;
  • potential as biological weapon;
  • diagnostic criteria;
  • treatment;
  • prevention;
  • infection control;
  • reporting to Public Health System

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • History

  • Microbiology

  • Epidemiology

  • Pathogenesis

  • Clinical Features

  • Laboratory Diagnosis

  • Radiology

  • Potential as Biological Weapon

  • Diagnostic Criteria

  • Treatment

  • Prevention

    • Immunization

    • Post-exposure Prophylaxis

  • Infection Control

  • Reporting to the Public Health System