The causative agent of tularaemia.
Formerly classed as Pasteurella tularensis. Synonym: Bacterium tularense. The causative agent of tularaemia. A genus of gram-negative, short, non-motile, encapsulate, non-spore-forming, rod-shaped organisms that may be grown on special substrates.
- E. Francis:
Tularaemia Francis 1921; a new disease of man. Washington, 1922.
Tularämie. In: Handbuch der pathogenen Mikroorganismen. 3rd edition, volume 6, 1. Jena, Berlin, and Vienna, 1929.
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