Cutaneous anthrax patients in Eastern Anatolia, Turkey: a review of 44 adults cases

@inproceedings{zden2012CutaneousAP,
  title={Cutaneous anthrax patients in Eastern Anatolia, Turkey: a review of 44 adults cases},
  author={Kemalettin {\"O}zden and Zulal Ozkurt and Serpil Erol and Muhammet Hamidullah Uyanik and Mehmet Parlak},
  year={2012}
}
Results: Out of 44 cases, 24 (54.5%) were male and 20 (45.5%) female. Th e mean age was 41 ± 14.96 years. High risk occupations were farmers (n = 21, 48%) and housewives (n = 19, 43%). Th e sample consisted of 33 (75%) cutaneous anthrax with pustular lesion and 11 (25%) severe cutaneous anthrax with extensive edema. Th e most common exposures to sick animal or animal products were cutting of meat (n = 36, 81.8%), slaughtering of animal (n = 34, 77.3%), and direct contact with sick animal (n… CONTINUE READING

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