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Francisella tularensis 01.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Bacteria
Phylum: Proteobacteria
Class: Gammaproteobacteria
Order: Thiotrichales
Family: Francisellaceae
Genus: Francisella
Dorofe'ev 1947

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

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]

References[change | change source]

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