A shunt infection caused by francisella tularensis

Thomas Pittman, Dianne Williams, Allan D. Friedman

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We report the first case of a child with a shunt infection caused byFrancisella tularensis, the causative agent of tularemia. This patient is also unique in that the disease was limited to the central nervous system.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)50-51
Number of pages2
JournalPediatric Neurosurgery
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1 1996


  • Francisella tularensis Shunt infection Meningitis
  • Tularemia

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Surgery
  • Clinical Neurology


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