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Volume 21, Number 1—January 2015

Tularemia in Children, Turkey, September 2009–November 2012

Hasan Tezer, Aslınur Ozkaya-ParlakayComments to Author , Hakan Aykan, Mustafa Erkocoglu, Belgin Gülhan, Ahmet Demir, Saliha Kanik-Yuksek, Anil Tapisiz, Meltem Polat, Soner Kara, Ilker Devrim, and Selcuk Kilic
Author affiliations: Gazi University School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey (H. Tezer, A. Tapisiz, M. Polat, S. Kara); Ankara Hematology Oncology Children’s Training and Research Hospital, Ankara (A. Ozkaya-Parlakay, H. Aykan, M. Erkocoglu, B. Gülhan, A. Demir, S. Kanik-Yuksek); Dr. Behcet Uz Children's Training and Research Hospital, Izmir, Turkey (I. Devrim); Public Health Institution of Turkey, Ankara (S. Kilic)

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Table 1

Clinical characteristics of 100 children with tularemia, Ankara, Turkey, September 2009–November 2012*

Characteristic No. children
Clinical sign
Cervical lymphadenopathy 92
Unilateral 73
Bilateral 19
Abdominal lymphadenopathy 3
Tonsillitis 55
Fever 63
Conjunctivitis 5
Ulceration 5
Diarrhea 4
Erythema nodosum
Disease form
Oropharyngeal 90
Ulceroglandular 7
Oculoglandular 3

*Mean patient age was 10.1 ± 3.5 years; 63 boys, 37 girls.

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