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Tularemia


Other Names for this Disease

  • Deerfly fever
  • Francisella tularensis infection
  • Lemming fever
  • Ohara disease
  • Pahvant Valley plague
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Prognosis

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What is the prognosis for individuals with tularemia?

Tularemia is fatal in about 5% of untreated cases, and in less than 1% of treated cases.[1] 
Last updated: 5/10/2010

References
  1. Dugdale DC, Vyas JM. Tularemia. MedlinePlus. 2009; http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/000856.htm. Accessed 5/10/2010.


Other Names for this Disease
  • Deerfly fever
  • Francisella tularensis infection
  • Lemming fever
  • Ohara disease
  • Pahvant Valley plague
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.