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Seasonal incidence of cases of tularaemia, according to the United States Public Health Service, is due to the seasonal variation of three sources of infection, tick bite, fly bite and the dressing of wild rabbits, but owing to the overlapping of these influences, cases have occurred in the United States in every month of the year. The great reservoir of infection and the greatest source of human infection from tularaemia is the wild rabbits, jack, cottontail and snowshoe varieties, but owing to the agencies of blood sucking insects common to rabbits and man, we find cases
UNITED STATES PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE. Ann Intern Med. ;1:623–625. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-1-8-623
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1928;1(8):623-625.
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