Anthrax Bioterrorism : Prevention , Diagnosis and Management Strategies

  title={Anthrax Bioterrorism : Prevention , Diagnosis and Management Strategies},
  author={Robert Andrew Fowler and Shirin Shafazand},
Bacillus anthracis is one of a limited number of biological agents capable of causing death and disease in sufficient numbers to devastate an urban setting. In October 2001, reports of American patients with inhalational anthrax reacquainted the public with this ancient disease and introduced the harsh reality of a bioterrorist act. Cutaneous disease, gastrointestinal anthrax and inhalational disease are the known clinical manifestations of anthrax. Inhalational anthrax has an untreated… CONTINUE READING
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