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Infection
Treatment-failure tularemia in children
Arzu Karlı, Gülnar Şensoy, Şule Paksu, Muhammet Furkan Korkmaz, Ömer Ertuğrul, Rıfat Karlı
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2018;61(2):49-52.   Published online February 28, 2018
Purpose

Tularemia is an infection caused by Francisella tularensis. Its diagnosis and treatment may be difficult in many cases. The aim of this study was to evaluate treatment modalities for pediatric tularemia patients who do not respond to medical treatment.

Methods

A single-center, retrospective study was performed. A total of 19 children with oropharyngeal tularemia were included.

Results

Before diagnosis, the duration of symptoms in...

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