A brief guide to anthrax.

  title={A brief guide to anthrax.},
  author={Kathryn Little},
  journal={Nursing times},
  volume={98 47},
Anthrax is an acute infectious disease caused by Bacillus anthracis. The organism is found in soil and is directly transmissible to humans via skin abrasions or by inhalation or ingestion of airborne spores. This article provides an overview of the history, microbiology and epidemiology of anthrax, and the various types of the disease. The article also… CONTINUE READING