Tularaemia in Berlin - two independent cases in travellers returning from central Anatolia, Turkey, February 2011.

@article{Schubert2011TularaemiaIB,
  title={Tularaemia in Berlin - two independent cases in travellers returning from central Anatolia, Turkey, February 2011.},
  author={A Schubert and W. R. Splettstoesser and J{\"o}rg B{\"a}tzing-Feigenbaum},
  journal={Euro surveillance : bulletin Europeen sur les maladies transmissibles = European communicable disease bulletin},
  year={2011},
  volume={16 18}
}
Tularaemia, though rare, has recently been increasingly reported in Germany. Most cases are indigenous infections. This report describes two epidemiologically independent infections with Francisella tularensis subspecies holarctica detected in Berlin in February 2011 that were acquired in central Anatolia, Turkey. In Turkey, there have been repeated tularaemia outbreaks since 2000 and the disease should therefore be considered as a differential diagnosis in travellers returning from that… CONTINUE READING
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