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ALLMedicine™ Cutaneous Anthrax Center

Research & Reviews  111 results

High Case-Fatality Rate for Human Anthrax, Northern Ghana, 2005-2016.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8007318
Emerging Infectious Diseases; Blackburn JK, Kenu E et. al.

Mar 23rd, 2021 - The human cutaneous anthrax case-fatality rate is ≈1% when treated, 5%-20% when untreated. We report high case-fatality rates (median 35.0%; 95% CI 21.1%-66.7%) during 2005-2016 linked to livestock handling in northern Ghana, where veterinary reso...

Outbreak of Anthrax Associated with Handling and Eating Meat from a Cow, Uganda, 2018.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7706970
Emerging Infectious Diseases; Kisaakye E, Ario AR et. al.

Nov 21st, 2020 - On April 20, 2018, the Kween District Health Office in Kween District, Uganda reported 7 suspected cases of human anthrax. A team from the Uganda Ministry of Health and partners investigated and identified 49 cases, 3 confirmed and 46 suspected; n...

Cutaneous anthrax in a tribal man: a case report.
https://doi.org/10.1136/postgradmedj-2020-138686
Postgraduate Medical Journal; Suggu S, Konakanchi VC

Aug 16th, 2020 - Cutaneous anthrax in a tribal man: a case report.|2020|Suggu S,Konakanchi VC,|

Palpebral anthrax, a rare though important condition in villagers: A case report and li...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijid.2020.07.083
International Journal of Infectious Diseases : IJID : Off... Eshraghi B, Zarrin Y et. al.

Aug 7th, 2020 - The aerobic Gram-positive rod Bacillus anthracis can cause potentially lethal diseases affecting different organs. Localized eyelid inflammation is a rare presentation of cutaneous anthrax. This case report involves two patients with palpebral ant...

A cutaneous Anthrax outbreak in Koraput District of Odisha-India 2015.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6696704
BMC Public Health; Nayak P, Sodha SV et. al.

Apr 24th, 2020 - Cutaneous anthrax in humans is associated with exposure to infected animals or animal products and has a case fatality rate of up to 20% if untreated. During May to June 2015, an outbreak of cutaneous anthrax was reported in Koraput district of Od...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  121 results

High Case-Fatality Rate for Human Anthrax, Northern Ghana, 2005-2016.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8007318
Emerging Infectious Diseases; Blackburn JK, Kenu E et. al.

Mar 23rd, 2021 - The human cutaneous anthrax case-fatality rate is ≈1% when treated, 5%-20% when untreated. We report high case-fatality rates (median 35.0%; 95% CI 21.1%-66.7%) during 2005-2016 linked to livestock handling in northern Ghana, where veterinary reso...

Outbreak of Anthrax Associated with Handling and Eating Meat from a Cow, Uganda, 2018.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7706970
Emerging Infectious Diseases; Kisaakye E, Ario AR et. al.

Nov 21st, 2020 - On April 20, 2018, the Kween District Health Office in Kween District, Uganda reported 7 suspected cases of human anthrax. A team from the Uganda Ministry of Health and partners investigated and identified 49 cases, 3 confirmed and 46 suspected; n...

Cutaneous anthrax in a tribal man: a case report.
https://doi.org/10.1136/postgradmedj-2020-138686
Postgraduate Medical Journal; Suggu S, Konakanchi VC

Aug 16th, 2020 - Cutaneous anthrax in a tribal man: a case report.|2020|Suggu S,Konakanchi VC,|

Palpebral anthrax, a rare though important condition in villagers: A case report and li...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijid.2020.07.083
International Journal of Infectious Diseases : IJID : Off... Eshraghi B, Zarrin Y et. al.

Aug 7th, 2020 - The aerobic Gram-positive rod Bacillus anthracis can cause potentially lethal diseases affecting different organs. Localized eyelid inflammation is a rare presentation of cutaneous anthrax. This case report involves two patients with palpebral ant...

A cutaneous Anthrax outbreak in Koraput District of Odisha-India 2015.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6696704
BMC Public Health; Nayak P, Sodha SV et. al.

Apr 24th, 2020 - Cutaneous anthrax in humans is associated with exposure to infected animals or animal products and has a case fatality rate of up to 20% if untreated. During May to June 2015, an outbreak of cutaneous anthrax was reported in Koraput district of Od...

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News  5 results

EDITORIAL: ’Tis the Season
https://www.mdedge.com/emergencymedicine/article/89398/editorial-tis-season
Neal Flomenbaum, MD, Editor, In Chief

Dec 1st, 2014 - Would you be able to diagnose the first case of Ebola in a febrile patient who has no travel history and presents to an ED during flu season? Could you distinguish the lesion of cutaneous anthrax early in a bioterrorist attack from that of a brown.

Anthrax of the Gastrointestinal Tract
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/437391

Abstract and Introduction Abstract When swallowed, anthrax spores may cause lesions from the oral cavity to the cecum. Gastrointestinal anthrax is greatly underreported in rural disease-endemic areas of the world. The apparent paucity of this form...

Epidemiologic Response to Anthrax Outbreaks: Field Investigations, 1950-2001
https://www.staging.medscape.com/viewarticle/442951_4

Discussion In this report we review what has been learned from >40 epidemiologic field investigations of confirmed or suspected anthrax outbreaks in humans or animals during the last 50 years. In the 2001 bioterrorism response, investigators evalu...

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Patient Education  3 results see all →