Anthrax meningoencephalitis--declining trends in an uncommon but catastrophic CNS infection in rural Tamil Nadu, South India.


INTRODUCTION Anthrax, a cattle-born zoonosis has been a serious infectious disease and its meningoencephalitic form remains a rapidly fatal illness even now. AIM The aim of this paper is to evaluate the incidence and clinical profile of anthrax meningoencephalitis admitted to a teaching hospital predominantly serving a rural population in South India… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jns.2009.02.376