Introduction: Anthrax


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Anthrax: Rare bacterial infection now well known due to bioterrorism.

Anthrax: Anthrax is an acute infectious disease caused by the spore-forming bacterium Bacillus anthracis. Anthrax most commonly occurs in wild and domestic lower vertebrates (cattle, sheep, goats, camels, antelopes, and other herbivores), but it can also occur in humans when they are exposed to infected animals or tissue from infected animals.1

Researching symptoms of Anthrax: Further information about the symptoms of Anthrax is available including a list of symptoms of Anthrax, or alternatively return to research other symptoms in the symptom center.

Treatments for Anthrax: Various information is available about treatments available for Anthrax, prevention of Anthrax, or research treatments for other diseases.

Statistics and Anthrax: Various sources and calculations are available in statistics about Anthrax, prevalence and incidence statistics for Anthrax, and you can also research other medical statistics in our statistics center.

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1. excerpt from Anthrax General: DBMD

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