22. Tularaemia

  1. Dolores Gavier-Widén2,3,
  2. J. Paul Duff4 and
  3. Anna Meredith5
  1. Miklós Gyuranecz DVM, PhD

Published Online: 30 JUL 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118342442.ch22

Infectious Diseases of Wild Mammals and Birds in Europe

Infectious Diseases of Wild Mammals and Birds in Europe

How to Cite

Gyuranecz, M. (2012) Tularaemia, in Infectious Diseases of Wild Mammals and Birds in Europe (eds D. Gavier-Widén, J. P. Duff and A. Meredith), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118342442.ch22

Editor Information

  1. 2

    National Veterinary Institute (SVA), Uppsala, Sweden

  2. 3

    Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala, Sweden

  3. 4

    Animal Health and Veterinary Laboratories Agency, (AHVLA) Diseases of Wildlife Scheme, Penrith, UK

  4. 5

    Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies, University of Edinburgh, Scotland, UK

Author Information

  1. Veterinary Medical Research Institute, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest, Hungary

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 JUL 2012
  2. Published Print: 31 AUG 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405199056

Online ISBN: 9781118342442



  • tularaemia;
  • tularaemia, septicaemic, rodents, lagomorphs, farm animals, humans;
  • Francisella tularensis, aetiological agents of tularaemia;
  • Francisella tularensis, broadest host range of zoonotic agents;
  • epidemiological role of affected species;
  • tularaemia cycles, terrestrial and aquatic cycles;
  • tularaemia pathology between species, gross lesions not found;
  • cell-mediated immunity, critical for protection;
  • F. tularensis human infections, treated with antibiotics


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