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Doctor insights on: Francisella Tularensis Ab Da

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What are the symptoms of francisella tularensis?

Tularemia: The signs & symptoms of tularemia depend on which form it is (ulceroglandular, glandular, oculoglandular, oropharyngeal or pneumonic). Please check this great site: http://www.Cdc.Gov/tularemia/signssymptoms/. ...Read more

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Who is at risk of getting francisella tularensis?

Who is at risk of getting francisella tularensis?

Hunters & lab worker: Tularemia is a bacterial of common rodents (rabbits, muskrats, beavers, squirrel etc) which can be spread to humans through contact with infected animals, insect bites, and even breathing infected dirt. It is most common in north america. Symptoms can include fever, muscle & joint aches, pneumonia, and eye redness. It confirmed by a blood test and treated with antibiotics. A vaccine exists. ...Read more

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What's francisella tularensis (tularemia/rabbit fever)?

What's francisella tularensis (tularemia/rabbit fever)?

Infection of rodents: Tularemia is a bacterial of common rodents (rabbits, muskrats, beavers, squirrel etc) which can be spread to humans through contact with infected animals, insect bites, and even breathing infected dirt. It is most common in north america. Symptoms can include fever, muscle & joint aches, pneumonia, and eye redness. It confirmed by a blood test and treated with antibiotics. ...Read more

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Who is at risk of getting francisella tularemia?

Who is at risk of getting francisella tularemia?

Inhaling it: F. Tularensis has been reported in birds, reptiles, fish, invertebrates and mammals including humans. Infection can occur via skin (ulceroglandular), inhalation (pneumonic) as well as oropharyngeal and conjunctival infections. People who inhale bacteria-containing aerosol from carcasses= are most at risks (lawn mowers, gardeners, labworkers). ...Read more

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What is this pain in my right side ab?

What is this pain in my right side ab?

Don't know BUT..: If pain becomes more severe (especially if in right lower quadrant of abdomen), you lose appetite, develop nausea or vomiting - would get urgent med eval to ensure that you don't have appendicitis. Take care. ...Read more

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What are the causes of mid-upper ab pain?

What are the causes of mid-upper ab pain?

Many things: Reflux disease, gastritis, ulcers, pancreatitis, and gallstones are common treatable causes of this pain. Depending on your age, cancer can also be a possible cause of this pain. ...Read more

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Why my tounge is tingly on da left edge of my tounge?

Why my tounge is tingly on da left edge of my tounge?

See your doctor: it can be early stage bells palsy or something more serious. need to be evaluated either way. ...Read more

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What to do if my left testical feels like its being pulled to my ab?

What to do if my left testical feels like its being pulled to my ab?

Here are some ...: Leave it alone if not bothering you mentally & physically. What you've most likely represents a left retractile testis, which requires no surgery. More in doubt? Seek pro-evaluation and counseling. ...Read more

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What is an Ab blood test?

What is an Ab blood test?

Antibodies: Ab is a common abbreviation for antibody. This is a very broad area, so it is difficult to know the answer without more context-- it could be looking for antibodies to blood groups, to a possible current or prior infection, or possibly to some sort of specific antigen in your own body, an "auto-antibody". ...Read more