Francisella novicida bacteremia after a near-drowning accident. Academic Article Case Study uri icon


  • We describe a rare case of Francisella novicida bacteremia following a near-drowning event in seawater. We highlight the challenges associated with laboratory identification of F. novicida and differences in the epidemiology of F. novicida and Francisella tularensis infections.

publication date

  • January 1, 2012