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Francisella

genus of bacteria

Francisella is a genus of bacteria in its own family, the Francisellaceae, which is placed in the Gammaproteobacteria order Thiotrichales. F. tularensis is the cause of the serious infectious disease tularemia.[1]

Francisella
Francisella tularensis 01.jpg
Scientific classification
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Francisellaceae
Genus:
Francisella

Dorofe'ev 1947
Species

F. hispaniensis
F. novicida
F. noatunensis
F. philomiragia
F. piscicida
F. tularensis

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Francisella tularensis Genome Research". francisella.org. 2011 [last update]. Retrieved 5 July 2011. Check date values in: |year= (help)