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Tularemia (Deerfly fever; Rabbit fever)

Tularemia is an infection in wild rodents that is caused by the organism Francisella tularensis, and transmitted to humans by contact with infected animal tissues and carcass via broken skin or from the bite of an infected flea or from ingesting infected meat (rare).

Alternative names are Deerfly fever and Rabbit fever.

Endemic areas (areas where the disorder occurs most commonly) include North America and parts of Europe and Asia. Three to five days there may be;

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