Evaluation of tularemia cases focusing on the oculoglandular form


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Gok Ş. , Celikbas A. K. , Baykam N., Buyukdemirci A. A. , Eroglu M. N. , Kemer O. E. , ...More

JOURNAL OF INFECTION IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES, vol.8, no.10, pp.1277-1284, 2014 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 8 Issue: 10
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.3855/jidc.3996
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF INFECTION IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES
  • Page Numbers: pp.1277-1284
  • Keywords: tularemia, ocular involvement, tularemia outbreak, OROPHARYNGEAL TULAREMIA, OUTBREAK, TURKEY, DIAGNOSIS, DISEASE, PCR

Abstract

Introduction: Tularemia is a zoonotic disease caused by Francisella tularensis. The oculoglandular form is one of the rarest forms. In this study, evaluated tularemia patients, focusing on the ocular form and the efficacy of early antibiotic therapy.