H. B. THOMAS, M.D., F.A.C.P.
The purpose of this report is to submit clinical and pathologic studies of three fatal cases of ulcero-glandular tularemia, two of them being of the rapidly fatal primary septicemic variety and the third of longer duration.
The first fatal case with autopsy was reported in 1924 by Verbrycke1; and since then about 60 additional autopsy studies have been published.2 Duplications in the literature make it difficult to state the exact number of necropsy cases.
The incubation period varies from a few hours to 13 days, but it is usually from two to five days. In the cases reported
THOMAS HB. TULAREMIA: A REPORT OF THREE FATAL CASES WITH AUTOPSIES1. Ann Intern Med. ;17:659–671. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-17-4-659
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1942;17(4):659-671.
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