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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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If the result is positive, the organism is presumptively identified as Francisella tularensis.
Sensitivity to macrolide antibiotics and lincomycin in Francisella tularensis holarctica.
tularensis or other Francisella species is relatively infrequent in nature, informative examples of infection in immunocompromised persons are rare.
Tularemia is caused by a small, nonmotile, aerobic, gramnegative coccobacillus called Francisella tularensis.
Reliable detection of Bacillus anthracis, Francisella tularensis and Yersinia pestis by using multiplex qPCR including internal controls for nucleic acid extraction and amplification.
Francisella tularensis Neisseria gonorrhoeae Bordetella pertussis Helicobacter pylori Legionella pneumophila Mycobacterium tuberculosis Mycobacterium avium intracellulare Mycoplasma pneumoniae Toxoplasma gondii (CSF, amniotic fluid)
Tularemia is a disease caused by the bacterium Francisella tularensis.
Francisella tularensis-specific DNA was amplified from 4 DNA extracts (2.
The contract will fund preclinical studies of selected compounds from Affinium's fatty acid biosynthesis inhibitor portfolio that have demonstrated potential as therapeutics for the treatment of diseases caused by serious pathogens including Francisella tularensis, a potential biological warfare and bioterrorism agent.
Francisella tularensis, for example, can be transmitted by inhalation or skin contact.
Cerus Corporation (Nasdaq:CERS) and the University of New Mexico (UNM) today announced the funding of a consortium designed to develop a prophylactic vaccine against Francisella tularensis, the bacterium that causes the disease Tularemia.