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The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene; Tartar AS, Demirdağ K et. al.
Feb 22nd, 2022 - A Case of Malignant Cutaneous Anthrax Localized to the Eyelid.|2022|Tartar AS,Demirdağ K,Uysal S,|
PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases; Ashenefe Wassie B, Fantaw S et. al.
Feb 11th, 2022 - Anthrax is a disease that affects humans and animals. In Ethiopia, anthrax is a reportable disease and assumed to be endemic, although laboratory confirmation has not been routinely performed until recently. We describe the findings from the inves...
PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases; Aceng FL, Ario AR et. al.
Aug 24th, 2021 - Anthrax is a zoonotic disease that can be transmitted to humans from infected animals. During May-June 2017, three persons with probable cutaneous anthrax were reported in Arua District, Uganda; one died. All had recently handled carcasses of live...
Apr 5th, 2021 - Practice Essentials Anthrax is a zoonotic infection caused by the gram-positive rod Bacillus anthracis. Most cases of anthrax are cutaneous (95%); the remaining cases are inhalational (5%) and gastrointestinal (< 1%). Anthrax caused by inhalation ...
Emerging Infectious Diseases; Blackburn JK, Kenu E et. al.
Mar 24th, 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...
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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...
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...