Tularemia Links and References

Select Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Reports:

Notes from the Field: Increase in Human Cases of Tularemia — Colorado, Nebraska, South Dakota, and Wyoming, January–September 2015. 64(47);1317-8

Tularemia — United States, 2001–2010. 62(47);963-966.

Brief Report: Tularemia associated with a hamster bite — Colorado, 2004. 53(51 & 52);1202-1203.

Tularemia — United States, 1990–2000. 51(09);182-4.

Additional Publications:

Avashia SB, Petersen JM, Lindley CM, Schriefer ME, Gage KL, et al. First reported prairie dog to human tularemia transmission, Texas, 2002. Emerg Infect Dis. 2004:10(3).

Dennis DT, Inglesby TV, Henderson DA, Bartlett JG, Ascher MS, et al. Tularemia as a biological weapon: medical and public health management.external icon JAMA. 2001 Jun 6;285(21):2763-73.

Eisen RJ, Mead PS, Meyer AM, Pfaff LE, Bradley KK, Eisen L. Ecoepidemiology of tularemia in the southcentral United Statesexternal icon. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2008 Apr; 78(4):586-94.

Feldman KA, Enscore RE, Lathrop SL, Matyas BT, McGuill M, et al. An outbreak of primary pneumonic tularemia on Martha’s Vineyardexternal icon. N Engl J Med. 2001 Nov 29;345(22):1601-6.

Feldman KA, Stiles-Enos D, Julian K, Matyas BT, Telford SR 3rd, et al. Tularemia on Martha’s Vineyard: seroprevalence and occupational risk. [PDF – 5 pages] Emerg Infect Dis. 2003 Mar; 9(3):350-4.

Harrist A, Cherry C, Kwit NA, Bryan K, Pappert R, Petersen J, Buttke D, Wong D, Nelson CA. Francisella tularensis exposure among National Park Service employees during an epizootic: Devils Tower National Monument, Wyoming, 2015external icon. Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis. 2019 May;19(5):316-322.

Kugeler K.J., Mead PS, Janusz AM, Staples JE, Kubota KA, Chalcraft LG, Peteresen JM. Molecular Epidemiology of Francisella tularensis in the United Statesexternal icon. Clinical Infectious Diseases 2009; 48(7):863-70.

Kwit NA, Schwartz A, Kugeler KJ, Mead PS, Nelson CA. Human tularaemia associated with exposure to domestic dogs-United States, 2006-2016external icon. Zoonoses Public Health. 2019 Jun;66(4):417-421.

Staples JE, Kubota KA, Chalcraft LG, Mead PS, Petersen JM. Epidemiologic and molecular analysis of human tularemia, United States, 1964-2004. Emerg Infect Dis. 2006 Jul; 12(7):1113-8.

Tarnvik A. WHO Guidelines on Tularaemia. pdf icon[PDF – 125 pages]external icon Vol. WHO/CDS/EPR/2007.7. Geneva: World Health Organization, 2007.

Urich SK, Petersen JM. In vitro susceptibility of isolates of Francisella tularensis types A and B from North Americaexternal icon. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2008 Jun;52(6):2276-8.

Weber IB, Turabelidze G, Patrick S, Griffith KS, Kugeler KJ, Mead PS. Clinical recognition and management of tularemia in Missouri: A retrospective records review of 121 casesexternal icon. Clinical Infectious Diseases 2012; 55(10):1283-1290.