KEGG   DISEASE: Tularemia
Entry
H00312                      Disease                                

Name
Tularemia
Description
Tularemia is a rare zoonotic infection caused by the bacterium Francisella tularensis. It occurs in North America, Europe, and Asia. The most common clinical presentation is ulceroglandular tularemia with chills, fever, head and muscle pain, and prostration. Some people may develop pneumonia or septicemia. Rabbits serve as an important reservoir host for F. tularensis.
Category
Infectious disease
Brite
Infectious diseases [BR:br08401]
 Bacterial infections
  Infections caused by other gamma proteobacteria
   H00312  Tularemia
Human diseases in ICD-11 classification [BR:br08403]
 01 Certain infectious or parasitic diseases
  Certain zoonotic bacterial diseases
   1B94  Tularaemia
    H00312  Tularemia
Pathogen
Francisella tularensis [GN:ftu ftw ftr fth fta fts]
Drug
Tetracycline hydrochloride [DR:D02122]
Doxycycline [DR:D00307]
Doxycycline hyclate [DR:D02129]
Doxycycline calcium [DR:D03903]
Minocycline hydrochloride [DR:D00850]
Streptomycin sulfate [DR:D01350]
Demeclocycline hydrochloride [DR:D00290]
Comment
Vector: Dermacentor reticulatus and Ixodes ricinus (tick)
Other DBs
ICD-11: 1B94
ICD-10: A21
MeSH: D014406
MedlinePlus: 000856
Reference
  Authors
Foley JE, Nieto NC
  Title
Tularemia.
  Journal
Vet Microbiol 140:332-8 (2010)
DOI:10.1016/j.vetmic.2009.07.017
Reference
  Authors
Nigrovic LE, Wingerter SL
  Title
Tularemia.
  Journal
Infect Dis Clin North Am 22:489-504, ix (2008)
DOI:10.1016/j.idc.2008.03.004
Reference
  Authors
Keim P, Johansson A, Wagner DM
  Title
Molecular epidemiology, evolution, and ecology of Francisella.
  Journal
Ann N Y Acad Sci 1105:30-66 (2007)
DOI:10.1196/annals.1409.011
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