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Volume 25, Number 10—October 2019

Early Diagnosis of Tularemia by Flow Cytometry, Czech Republic, 2003–20151

Aleš ChrdleComments to Author , Pavlína Tinavská, Olga Dvořáčková, Pavlína Filipová, Věra Hnetilová, Pavel Žampach, Květoslava Batistová, Václav Chmelík, Amanda E. Semper, and Nick J. Beeching
Author affiliations: České Budějovice Hospital, České Budějovice, Czech Republic (A. Chrdle, P. Tinavská, P. Filipová, V. Hnetilová, P. Žampach, V. Chmelík); University of South Bohemia Faculty of Health and Social Sciences, České Budějovice, Czech Republic (A. Chrdle, O. Dvořáčková); Royal Liverpool University Hospital, Liverpool, UK (A. Chrdle, N.J. Beeching); Písek Hospital, Písek, Czech Republic (K. Batistová); Public Health England, Porton Down, UK (A.E. Semper); National Institute for Health Research Health Protection Research Unit in Emerging and Zoonotic Infections, Liverpool, UK (A.E. Semper; N.J. Beeching); Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool (N.J. Beeching)

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Table 1

Clinical disease manifestation of tularemia patients, by type of diagnosis, Czech Republic, 2003–2015

Manifestation No. probable cases, n = 22 No. confirmed cases, n = 42 No. (%) total cases, n = 64*
Ulceroglandular 7 22 29 (45.3)
Glandular 6 4 10 (15.6)
Oroglandular 2 7 9 (14.1)
Pulmonary 5 4 9 (14.1)
Typhoidal 2 5 7 (11.0)

*Percentages do not total 100% because of rounding.

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1Preliminary data from this study were presented at the European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases; April 9–12, 2016; Amsterdam, the Netherlands (abstract no. O367).

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