Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, March 4th, 2003
F. tularensis "is a highly infectious, facultative intracellular bacterium which causes epidemics of tularemia in both humans and mammals at regular intervals," explained H. Abd and colleagues at the Swedish Defense Research Agency. "The natural reservoir of the bacterium is largely unknown, although it has been speculated that protozoa may harbor it."
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