Immunohistochemical demonstration of Francisella tularensis in lesions of cats with tularemia.

@article{Debey2002ImmunohistochemicalDO,
  title={Immunohistochemical demonstration of Francisella tularensis in lesions of cats with tularemia.},
  author={Brad M Debey and Gordon A. Andrews and Cindy Chard-Bergstrom and Linda L Cox},
  journal={Journal of veterinary diagnostic investigation : official publication of the American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians, Inc},
  year={2002},
  volume={14 2},
  pages={162-4}
}
An immunohistochemical test was developed and validated for detection of Francisella tularensis antigen in tissues of cats with fatal tularemia. Ten cases of naturally occurring tularemia in cats were positive both by isolation of F. tularensis and immunohistochemical identification of F. tularensis antigen. Nine additional cases with lesions typical of… CONTINUE READING