Cutaneous anthrax: evaluation of 28 cases in the Eastern Anatolian region of Turkey.

CONTEXT Anthrax is an endemic disease in developing countries. Human cases are usually associated with animal products. About 95% of naturally acquired cases are cutaneous anthrax. OBJECTIVE In this study, cutaneous anthrax cases from the Elazig province (the Eastern Anatolian region) of Turkey seen in our hospital within a 6-year period were evaluated… CONTINUE READING