Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to Francisella: Brucella
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Francisella - a genus of Gram-negative aerobic bacteria that occur as pathogens and parasite in many animals (including humans)
bacteria, bacterium - (microbiology) single-celled or noncellular spherical or spiral or rod-shaped organisms lacking chlorophyll that reproduce by fission; important as pathogens and for biochemical properties; taxonomy is difficult; often considered to be plants
Francisella tularensis - the type species of the genus Francisella and the causal agent of tularemia in humans; can be used as a bioweapon
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
References in periodicals archive ?
T2MR Technology can detect five biothreat pathogens: New data show that the T2MR technology can detect five biothreat pathogens, including: Bacillus anthracis, Burkholderia spp., Rickettsia prowazekii, Francisella tularensis and Yersinia pestis.
Ticks are spread life-threatening infectious diseases such as typhus (Rickettsia conorii), Q fever (Coxiella burnetii), tularemia (Francisella tularensis), Lyme disease (Borrelia burgdorferi), and CCHF (Nairovirus).
We conducted real-time PCR to screen for OPV (10) and suspected bacteria, including Francisella tularensis and Bacillus anthracis.
Yine Klimik Dergisi'nin bu sayisinda, Ugur ve arkadaslari (8) ise daha once farelerde Francisella tularensis'in saptandigi Trakya Bolgesi'ndeki bir derenin cevresinde yaptiklari epidemiyolojik calismanin sonuclarini bildiriyor.
Francisella tularensis was not cultured due to low suspicion.
(1) They discovered that 72 percent of the bacterial cause of LAIs were caused by Brucella spp, Mycobacterium tuberculosis, Francisella tularemia, and Salmonella typhi.
It is caused by the Francisella tularensis bacterium and can lead to fatal pneumonia in more than half of cases.
The impact of finafloxacin for the treatment of infections caused by the biological intracellular threat agents Burkholderia pseudomallei, Francisella tularensis, Yersinia pestis and other multi-drug resistant (MDR) pathogens of clinical significance are currently being investigated in a joint project with the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory, UK (Dstl).
M2 PHARMA-January 10, 2018-Appili Therapeutics Licensed to Develop Francisella tularensis Vaccine
Francisella tularensis is the causative agent of the bacterial zoonotic disease tularemia, which is mostly endemic to the northern hemisphere [1].
Facultative intracellular bacteria include Listeria monocytogenes, Salmonella spp., Francisella spp., and Legionella spp., while obligate intracellular bacteria, such as Chlamydia spp., generally require a host cell for survival and replication.