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Volume 2018, Article ID 3412732, 9 pages
https://doi.org/10.1155/2018/3412732
Research Article

Obesity Exacerbates the Cytokine Storm Elicited by Francisella tularensis Infection of Females and Is Associated with Increased Mortality

Department of Biological Sciences and Border Biomedical Research Center, University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, TX, USA

Correspondence should be addressed to Charles T. Spencer; ude.petu@recnepstc

Received 22 February 2018; Revised 30 April 2018; Accepted 7 May 2018; Published 26 June 2018

Academic Editor: Fabrizio Montecucco

Copyright © 2018 Mireya G. Ramos Muniz et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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