Suspected cutaneous anthrax in a laboratory worker--Texas, 2002.

  title={Suspected cutaneous anthrax in a laboratory worker--Texas, 2002.},
  author={T Mackey and Elena H. Page and Kenneth F. Martinez and Timothy Sietz and Bruce P. Bernard and Andreas Tepper and Robbin S. Weyant and Nancy E. Rosenstein and Burke and Perkins and T Milan Popovic and H. T. Holmes and Colin W. Shepard},
  journal={MMWR. Morbidity and mortality weekly report},
  volume={51 13},
On March 6, 2002, CDC's National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) received a request for a health hazard evaluation from the director of Laboratory A to assist in the evaluation of a worker who had been diagnosed with cutaneous anthrax. Laboratory A, a provisionally approved Laboratory Response Network level B laboratory, had been processing environmental samples for Bacillus anthracis in support of CDC investigations of the bioterrorist attacks in the United States during… CONTINUE READING


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