Five case histories of tularaemia infection in Oppland and Hedmark Counties, Norway

Publié le 1 Janvier 2005
Mis à jour le 10 septembre 2019

From the middle of June 2003 to 10 October 2003, six cases of tularaemia were confirmed in the Norwegian central and eastern counties of Oppland and Hedmark. Four of these cases were IgG and IgM positive for antibodies against Francisella tularensis. In one case, the titre was over 8000. The fifth case was both culture and PCR positive for F. tularensis. The patients were all males - aged 15, 17, 34, 36, 59 and 74 years respectively. (Introduction)

Auteur : Hagen IJ, Aandahl E, Hasseltvedt V, Bevanger L
Eurosurveillance. European communicable disease quarterly, 2005, vol. 10, n°. 1-3, p. 65-6