[Focal nature of tularemia along the course of the Irtysh-Karaganda Canal].

@article{Tursunov1984FocalNO,
  title={[Focal nature of tularemia along the course of the Irtysh-Karaganda Canal].},
  author={A N Tursunov and O A Baĭtanaev and V I Stogov and I G Prygunova and O B Chimirov},
  journal={Zhurnal mikrobiologii, epidemiologii, i immunobiologii},
  year={1984},
  volume={10},
  pages={102-4}
}
The results of the epizootological survey of the track of the Irtysh-Karaganda canal for tularemia for the period of 1971-1982 are presented. Out of 928 fecal samples from mouse-hunting birds, 16 contained the specific antigen. From Arctic shrews a strain of Francisella tularensis was isolated.