Anthrax meningoencephalitis

  title={Anthrax meningoencephalitis},
  author={Douglas J Lanska},
ObjectiveTo review reported cases of anthrax meningoencephalitis and describe the clinical findings, diagnostic test results, treatment, and outcome over the past 50 years. MethodsRetrospective review of English language articles published since Haight’s (1952) review. ResultsThirty-four core articles were identified, describing 70 patients with cutaneous (29%), gastrointestinal (17%), inhalational (39%), and unknown (16%) sources of infection. Clinical signs on presentation included fever… 

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