Source and risk factors of a cutaneous anthrax outbreak, Jiangsu, Eastern China, 2012

  title={Source and risk factors of a cutaneous anthrax outbreak, Jiangsu, Eastern China, 2012},
  author={J. Hu and L. L. Cui and C. Bao and Z. Tan and S. Rutherford and L. Ying and M. Zhang and F. Zhu},
  journal={Epidemiology and Infection},
  pages={2672 - 2678}
SUMMARY Anthrax is still a severe public health problem and threat to human health. A cutaneous anthrax outbreak occurred in Jiangsu Province, a non-endemic anthrax region of eastern China, from July to August 2012. Epidemiological and laboratory investigation were initiated to trace the source of infection and identify the risk factors of the outbreak. On 25 July 2012, 17 persons were exposed to a sick cow, which had been imported from northeast China a few days previously. Of the 17 exposed… Expand


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