Francisella


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a genus of Gram-negative aerobic bacteria that occur as pathogens and parasite in many animals (including humans)

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In vitro antibiotic susceptibility of Francisella tularensis isolated from humans and animals.
Soil borne pathogens may be Euedaphic pathogens that are true soil organisms such as Bacillus anthracis, Clostridium botulinum, Listeria monocytogenes, Francisella tularensis and Yersinia enterocolitica, etc.
In October 2016, the Idaho Bureau of Laboratories, Division of Public Health, was notified by hospital A's clinical laboratory (a member of the Idaho Sentinel Laboratory Network) that a bacterial isolate cultured from a hospitalized patient's knee joint fluid aspirate had been identified with 96% confidence as Francisella tularensis (a Tier 1 select agent *) by an in-house automated microbial identification system (AMIS).
Recombinase polymerase amplification assay for rapid detection of Francisella tularensis.
ClickPress, Wed Mar 11 2015] Global Markets Direct's, 'Francisella Tularensis Infections - Pipeline Review, H1 2015', provides an overview of the Francisella Tularensis Infections's therapeutic pipeline.
The qPCR assays include specific chemistries for the identification of Bacillus anthracis, Francisella tularensis, Yersinia pestis, Coxiella burnetti, Brucella spp.
It is the second federal contract awarded to the firm for work in this area and will support Diatherix's development of technologies directed at Francisella tularensis, Escherichia coli, and Babesia microti.
Clinical presentations of atypical pneumonia are most commonly caused by six organisms: three zoonotic organisms--Chthmydia psittaci (psittacosis), Francisella tularensis (tularemia), and Coxiella bunzetii (Q fever), and three non-zoonotic pathogens--Chlarnydia pneunzoniae.
Infectious agents that can be passed from cats to humans through bites or scratches include: Bartonella(cat-scratch disease), Capnocytophaga (a bacterium found in cats' saliva that can cause life-threatening illness in humans when introduced into the bloodstream), Mycoplasma felis (a bacterium responsible for chronic infections), Pasteurella multocida(a bacterium that causes severe infection), Francisella tularensis(an organism that causes tularemia, a disease so severe it was once being developed as a bioweapon), Yersinia pestis(the likely cause of the plague that killed more than 100 million people in the sixth century and five million more in the 14th century), and, of course, the rabies virus.
Laboratory Preparedness Survey B included Francisella tularensis (live vaccine strain; includes NDBR 101 lots, TSI-GSD lots, and ATCC 29684) and Brucella abortus (live vaccine strain RB-51) as important bioterrorism challenges.
An adult customer and a pet store employee who developed fevers after being bitten by hamsters from the store tested negative for Francisella tularensis.
coli 0:116 y 0:157, Francisella tularensis, Salmonella serotipos Kauffman-White del grupo N, Pseudomona maltophilia y Yersinia enterocolitica serotipo 0:9 (Krieg y Holt, 1984).
It is caused by the Gram-negative bacteria Francisella tularensis, a hardy non-sporulating aerobic bacteria that can survive at low temperatures in water, soil, organic materials, and carcasses.
One of these potential biological weapons is Francisella tularensis, a gram-negative coccobacillus that is one of the most infectious bacteria known.