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Volume 21, Number 1—January 2015

Hare-to-Human Transmission of Francisella tularensis subsp. holarctica, Germany

Peter Otto, Rebekka Kohlmann, Wolfgang Müller, Sandra Julich, Gabriele Geis, Sören G. Gatermann, Martin Peters, Peter Johannes Wolf, Edvin Karlsson, Mats Forsman, Kerstin Myrtennäs, and Herbert TomasoComments to Author 
Author affiliations: Friedrich-Loeffler-Institut, Federal Research Institute for Animal Health, Jena, Germany (P. Otto, W. Müller, S. Julich, H. Tomaso); Institute of Medical Laboratory Diagnostics Bochum, Bochum, Germany (R. Kohlmann, G. Geis); Ruhr-University, Bochum (S.G. Gatermann); National Veterinary Laboratory Arnsberg, Arnsberg, Germany (M. Peters); Evangelisches Krankenhaus, Lippstadt, Germany (P.J. Wolf); Swedish Defence Research Agency, Umea, Sweden (E. Karlsson, M. Forsman, K. Myrtennäs)

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Exposure, clinical presentation, and time of onset of clinical symptoms of tularemia in patients, Germany, 2012

Patient Exposure type Clinical symptoms Symptom onset
A Skinning Fever, cold, cough Nov 12
B Skinning Chills, fever, joint pain Nov 9
C Dissection Fever, nodes and skin ulcers Nov 4
D Cut up carcasses Fever, cold, cough, joint pain, convulsions Nov 4
E Cut up carcasses Cough, pleural effusion, weight loss Unknown
F Portioning of hares Fever, skin ulcers, lymphadenopathy Unknown
G Portioning of hares Fever, skin ulcers, weight loss Unknown

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