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    Infectious Disease Control Unit
    Mail Code: 1960
    PO BOX 149347 - Austin, TX 78714-9347
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Zoonosis Control Group

Tularemia Tularemia
(Francisella tularensis)
ICD-9 021; ICD-10 A21


Tularemia is disease caused by bacteria. Many kinds of domestic and wild animals as well as people can get this disease. Tularemia is most commonly spread by the bite of insects (such as ticks) or by handling or eating an infected animal.

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Last updated August 16, 2011