JOSEPH H. SHAFFER, M.D., F.A.C.P.
When we consider tularemia, commonly known as rabbit fever, we are likely to dismiss it with the thought that it is a rather uncommon disease which is far removed from our every day medical experiences. In the past 28 years this disease, first recognized in California, has been found to cause illness in human beings in every state in the union. It is now known that tularemia in addition to affecting the rabbit, is a disease prevalent in 20 or more forms of wildlife in America. This paper calls attention to the occurrence of tularemia in individuals who have not
SHAFFER JH. TULAREMIA; A REPORT OF FOUR CASES WITH UNUSUAL CONTACTS1. Ann Intern Med. ;18:72–80. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-18-1-72
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1943;18(1):72-80.
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