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Francisella novicida

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The etiologic agent of a disease resembling tularaemia in guinea pigs, hamsters, and white mice; not known to infect man.

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Formerly classed as Pasteurella novicida. The etiologic agent of a disease resembling tularaemia in guinea pigs, hamsters, and white mice; not known to infect man.

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