Tularemia, also known as rabbit fever, is caused by a bacterium called Francisella
tularensis is the causative agent of tularemia in humans.
If not, Francisella
tularensis should be strongly considered as the most likely microorganism.
Phenotypic and genetic characterization of macrolide resistance in Francisella
Under the five-year contract, Trius will develop novel drugs targeting bacterial DNA Gyrase and Topoisomerase IV, with the aim of optimizing these drugs for activity against relevant biodefense pathogens such as Yersinia pestis, Francisella
tularensis, and Burkholderia pseudomallei.
Mycobacterium tuberculosis, systemic mycoses, Brucella species, Francisella
species) requires the use of a biological safety cabinet (BSC) and other biosafety level 3 practices.
Comparative proteome analysis of cellular proteins extracted from highly virulent Francisella
Tularemia is a zoonotic infection caused by the gramnegative bacterium Francisella
Antimicrobial Activity of Cethromycin, a Novel Ketolide, Tested Against a Diverse Collection of Francisella
Burkbolderia mallei, Vibrio cholerae, Yersinia pestis, Francisella
tularensis, Coxiella burnetii, Venezuelan equine encephalitis (VEE), viral hemorrhagic fevers, smallpox, botulinum toxin, staphylococcal enterotoxin B, ricin, and T-2 toxins.
Accium and Affinium will conduct microdosing studies on up to four lead drug candidates that are part of a new class of antibiotics for the treatment of diseases caused by serious pathogens including Francisella
tularensis, a potential biological warfare and bioterrorism agent.
Simultaneous real-time PCR detection of Bacillus anthracis, Francisella
tularensis and Yersinia pestis.
Central Daylight Time, Hall D Poster Session 176: Macrolides, Ketolides, Bicyclolides and Quinolones -- Poster E-1633: Assessment of In Vitro Activity of Cethromycin Against Telithromycin-resistant Strains of Streptococcus pneumoniae -- Poster E-1632: Assessment of In Vitro Activity of Cethromycin Against Strains of Streptococcus pneumoniae -- Poster E-1631: Assessment of In Vitro Activity of Cethromycin Against Strains of Haemophilus influenzae -- Poster E1634: Antimicrobial Activity of Cethromycin, a Novel Ketolide, Tested against a Diverse Collection of Francisella
tularensis Strains Thursday, September 20, 9:00 a.
Molecular diagnostic methods are especially useful for detecting highly infectious agents and disease organisms that are dangerous to culture, such as Francisella
tularensis, Brucella spp.
tularensis is a bacterium considered to be one of the most dangerous potential bioterror agents.