Agent Name

Francisella tularensis

Major Category

Biological Agents

Category

Infectious Agents

Comments

Inhalation exposures occur in medical laboratory workers, hunters (pelts), and farmers (soil, grain, or hay dust). Reservoirs include ticks, some domestic animals, and wild animals (rabbits, voles, muskrats, beavers)." [CCDM, p. 652]

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Diseases

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