Activity of Natural Tularemia Foci in West Ukraine

Description: 

Annually sporadic cases of tularemia in humans are registered in Ukraine and new enzootic areas are found. Monitoring of tularemia natural foci is important given the potential significant financial losses in case of tularemia outbreaks and taken into account that this pathogen can be used as a bioterrorist agent.

Objective

Study the activity of natural foci of tularemia and identify the main types of reservoirs and vectors of Francisella tularensis.

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Original Publication Year: 
2016
Event/Publication Date: 
December, 2016

June 20, 2017

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