Importance of differentiation of tularemia lymphadenitis from malignancies and tuberculosis by real-time polymerase chain reaction

  • Ufuk Berber Department of Pathology, Gülhane Military Medical Academy Haydarpaşa Training Hospital, İstanbul, Turkey
  • Ogün Sezer Department of Microbiology, Gülhane Military Medical Academy Haydarpaşa Training Hospital, İstanbul, Turkey
  • Vedat Turhan Department of Infectious Disease and Clinical Microbiology, Gülhane Military Medical Academy Haydarpaşa Training Hospital, İstanbul, Turkey
  • Asım Ülçay Department of Infectious Disease and Clinical Microbiology, Gülhane Military Medical Academy Haydarpaşa Training Hospital, İstanbul, Turkey
  • Murat Salihoğlu Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Gülhane Military Medical Academy Haydarpaşa Training Hospital, İstanbul, Turkey
  • Aptullah Haholu Department of Pathology, Gülhane Military Medical Academy Haydarpaşa Training Hospital, İstanbul, Turkey
Keywords: Differential diagnosis, Francisella tularensis, malignancy, oropharyngeal tularemia, real-time polymerase chain reaction, tuberculosis

Abstract

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Author Biographies

Ufuk Berber, Department of Pathology, Gülhane Military Medical Academy Haydarpaşa Training Hospital, İstanbul, Turkey

Department of Pathology, Gülhane Military Medical Academy Haydarpaşa Training Hospital, İstanbul, Turkey

Ogün Sezer, Department of Microbiology, Gülhane Military Medical Academy Haydarpaşa Training Hospital, İstanbul, Turkey

Department of Microbiology, Gülhane Military Medical Academy Haydarpaşa Training Hospital, İstanbul, Turkey

Vedat Turhan, Department of Infectious Disease and Clinical Microbiology, Gülhane Military Medical Academy Haydarpaşa Training Hospital, İstanbul, Turkey

Department of Infectious Disease and Clinical Microbiology, Gülhane Military Medical Academy Haydarpaşa Training Hospital, İstanbul, Turkey

Asım Ülçay, Department of Infectious Disease and Clinical Microbiology, Gülhane Military Medical Academy Haydarpaşa Training Hospital, İstanbul, Turkey

Department of Infectious Disease and Clinical Microbiology, Gülhane Military Medical Academy Haydarpaşa Training Hospital, İstanbul, Turkey

Murat Salihoğlu, Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Gülhane Military Medical Academy Haydarpaşa Training Hospital, İstanbul, Turkey

Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Gülhane Military Medical Academy Haydarpaşa Training Hospital, İstanbul, Turkey

Aptullah Haholu, Department of Pathology, Gülhane Military Medical Academy Haydarpaşa Training Hospital, İstanbul, Turkey

Department of Pathology, Gülhane Military Medical Academy Haydarpaşa Training Hospital, İstanbul, Turkey

Published
2015-12-31
How to Cite
Berber, U., Sezer, O., Turhan, V., Ülçay, A., Salihoğlu, M., & Haholu, A. (2015). Importance of differentiation of tularemia lymphadenitis from malignancies and tuberculosis by real-time polymerase chain reaction. Disease and Molecular Medicine, 3(4), 46-47. https://doi.org/10.5455/dmm.20160112124610
Section
Letter to the Editor