Francisella


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Francisella

[‚fran·si′sel·ə]
(microbiology)
A genus of gram-negative, aerobic bacteria of uncertain affiliation; cells are small, coccoid to ellipsoidal, pleomorphic rods and can be parasitic on mammals, birds, and arthropods.
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Clinically mild tularemia associated with tick-borne Francisella tularensis.
Francisella tularensis is category A select biowarfare agent (Wong et al.
Electrochemical detection of Francisella tularensis genomic DNA using so I id-phase recombinase polymerase amplification.
Francisella tularensi s is a pathogenic species of Gram-negative bacteria and the causative agent of tularemia or rabbit fever.
Francisella tularensis is sometimes a poorly staining gram-negative coccobacillus.
Francisella tularensis, the causative organism in tularemia and other diseases, is considered by authorities to be a dangerous potential biological weapon because of its extreme virulence, its ease of dissemination, and its capacity to cause severe illness and death.
TULAREMIA Highly infectious, the Caused by Francisella disease easily passes tularensis, a bacteria through body tissues in rodents and ticks.
Scientists at Dstl previously demonstrated the efficacy of Lipoquin compared to oral ciprofloxacin against Francisella tularensis (the causative agent of tularemia) infection using the highly virulent SCHU S4 strain: a single dose of aerosolized Lipoquin provided full protection against lethal exposure in a murine model of F.
Tularemia, which is caused by Francisella tularensis, is a problematic zoonotic disease worldwide, but its ecology remains poorly understood.
On June 27, 2016, the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) Public Health Laboratory (PHL) was notified of a suspected Francisella tularensis isolate cultured at a hospital laboratory.
ClickPress, Tue Jan 13 2015] Global Markets Direct's, 'Francisella Tularensis Infections - Pipeline Review, H2 2014', provides an overview of the Francisella Tularensis Infections's therapeutic pipeline.
Material and Methods: Sixteen cases admitted with lymphadenopathy and with Francisella tularensis anticor titer of 1/160 and above in the microagglutination test were investigated retrospectively.