Notes from the Field: Veillonella Misidentified as Francisella tularensis — Idaho, 2016

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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… (More)
DOI: 10.15585/mmwr.mm6621a4

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@inproceedings{Carter2017NotesFT, title={Notes from the Field: Veillonella Misidentified as Francisella tularensis — Idaho, 2016}, author={Kris Carter and Erin M. Peterson and Robert L. Voermans and Kenneth Scott Anderson and Tamara Cox and Ahmed Kassem and Christopher Lawrence Ball and Christine Hahn}, booktitle={MMWR. Morbidity and mortality weekly report}, year={2017} }