Tularaemia in minnesota: Case report and brief epidemiology

J. M. Scheftel, J. M. Griffith, B. A. Leppke, G. C. Pantlin, P. M. Snippes, A. Wünschmann

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Abstract

The 2008 case presented here of tularaemia in a cat and its owner occurred in an urban setting and was associated with animal contact, a relatively rare mode of transmission in Minnesota in recent years. Response to this case exemplified a 'One Health' approach involving pre-existing relationships, cooperation between multiple disciplines and laboratory infrastructure that facilitated information sharing.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)e165-e169
JournalZoonoses and Public Health
Volume57
Issue number7-8
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 2010

Keywords

  • Emerging disease
  • Epidemiology-infectious diseases
  • Francisella tularensis
  • One Health
  • Tularaemia
  • Zoonoses-bacterial

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