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Tularemia: a closer look at rabbit fever.

Zoonotic diseases are those which are transmitted from an animal or insect host to humans causing infection.  According to the World Health Organization, there are currently over 200 documented pathogens.   401 more words

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Mange and Tularemia

Happy New Year Everyone!

I hope everyone had a happy holiday! Unfortunately, when we checked cameras today, we discovered a very sick animal, and thought it might be best to kick off the new year with some disease awareness information to somewhat prevent the spread of contagious diseases from the wild into the home. 283 more words


Antibotics Ciprofloxacin & Doxy for Tularemia coinfection


Tularemia, caused by the gram-negative rod Francisella tularensis, is restricted mostly to rodents and rabbits, and no case of person-to-person transmission of tularemia has been documented. 626 more words


The Antelope Jack Rabbit (Lepus alleni) Lived in Southeastern North America During the Pleistocene

Today, the antelope jack rabbit is restricted to desert grassland habitat in western Mexico and southern Arizona, but during the Pleistocene it occurred as far east as Florida.  611 more words



The Summit County Dept. of Public Health contacted us about Tularemia on 11.20.2014.

  • Two out of three beavers found dead in Summit County tested positive for Tularemia.
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