Rabbit fever

Rabbit fever: An infection in rabbits and other wild rodents caused by the bacterium Francisella tularensis that can be transmitted to humans by contact with infected animal tissues or ticks. Also called tularemia. The main mode of transmission to humans is tick bites in the summer and exposure to rabbits in the fall and winter during the small-gam...
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rabbit fever

Synonym for tularaemia ... <infectious disease, microbiology> A rare infection of rabbits and rodents caused by the bacteria Francisella tularensis. ... Francisella tularensis is found in many animals (rabbits, rodents) and may be transmitted by direct contact or via insect bite (ticks and deer-fly). Humans can also contract the illness via t...
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rabbit fever

tularemia.
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rabbit fever

Type: Term Synonyms: tularemia
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rabbit fever

rabbit fever: see tularemia.
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