Identification of Francisella tularensis cluster in Central and Western Europe
2009 (English)In: Emerging Infectious Diseases, ISSN 1080-6040, E-ISSN 1080-6059, Vol. 15, no 12, 2049-2051 p.Article in journal (Refereed) PublishedText
We conducted a molecular analysis of Francisella Marensis strains isolated in Switzerland and identified a specific subpopulation belonging to a cluster of F tularensis subsp. holarctica that is widely dispersed in central and western continental Europe. This subpopulation was present before the tularemia epidemics on the Iberian Peninsula.
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Atlanta: Centers of disease control , 2009. Vol. 15, no 12, 2049-2051 p.
susceptibility, holarctica, strains
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:umu:diva-115945DOI: 10.3201/eid1512.080805ISI: 000272358200034PubMedID: 19961699OAI: oai:DiVA.org:umu-115945DiVA: diva2:907880