Patient characteristics of 22 patients diagnosed with primary pulmonary tularaemia at Innlandet Hospital Trust in Norway from 1 September, 2016 to 31 December, 2018

Age years58.5 (38–78)
Living in/visiting rural areas during the last 3 months22/22
Never smoked8/22
Former smoker8/22
Current smoker6/22
Investigated in fast-track cancer programmes during the course15/22
Referred to secondary care due to symptoms of infection14/22
Referred to secondary care directly under fast-track cancer programs8/22
Duration from referral to diagnosis days17.5 (7–75)
>3 weeks from referral to diagnosis10/22

Data are presented as n/N or median (range).