tularemia

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Related to typhoidal tularemia: ulceroglandular tularemia
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a highly infectious disease of rodents (especially rabbits and squirrels) and sometimes transmitted to humans by ticks or flies or by handling infected animals

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Typhoidal tularemia, also known as septicemic tularemia, occurs in about 10% to 15% of cases and results from ingestion of contaminated food or water.
2] Clinical syndrome Relative incidence Ulceroglandular tularemia 80% Glandular tularemia 15% Oropharyngeal tularemia <5% Oculoglandular tularemia 1% Typhoidal tularemia <1% Pneumonic tularemia <1%
Typhoidal tularemia patients present with fever, weight loss and prostration but not lymphadenopathy.
Tularemia produces several specific syndromes, including ulceroglandular fever, typhoidal tularemia and pneumonic tularemia.
The diagnosis of typhoidal tularemia (24 days after onset) led the patient to be further treated with intravenous gentamicin for 2 weeks (120 mg every 8 h), followed by 2 weeks of oral ciprofloxacin (750 mg twice a day).