Figure 2. Geographic distribution of Francisella tularensis subsp. holarctica strains of the central and western European genetic cluster isolated in Switzerland. Dots represent the geographic origin of the isolates (from 7 Swiss cantons). The dashed line indicates the Alps. Strains of the subclade B.Br:FTNF002–00 are known to be present in France and Spain.
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