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Tularemia, also called deerfly fever or rabbit fever, is a disease
that usually occurs in animals. But the disease can be passed to
people through infected insects or animals or by exposure to contaminated water
Humans are most commonly infected through:
This disease is found throughout the United States, but most cases
are reported in Arkansas, Missouri, and Oklahoma. Symptoms usually start within
21 days (but average 1 to 10 days) after the tick bite or other exposure.
Symptoms of tularemia include:
Prescription medicine is used to treat tularemia.
Current as of:
May 24, 2016
William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine & Leslie Tengelsen, PhD, DVM -
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