Three rare cases of anthrax arising from the same source.

  title={Three rare cases of anthrax arising from the same source.},
  author={F. Babamahmoodi and F. Aghabarari and A. Arjmand and G. H. Ashrafi},
  journal={The Journal of infection},
  volume={53 4},
  • F. Babamahmoodi, F. Aghabarari, +1 author G. H. Ashrafi
  • Published 2006
  • Medicine
  • The Journal of infection
  • Anthrax is an acute bacterial infection caused by Bacillus anthracis. Humans become infected under natural conditions by contact with infected animals or contaminated animal products. About 95% of human anthrax is cutaneous and 5% respiratory. Gastrointestinal anthrax is very rare, and has been reported in less than 1% of all cases. Anthrax meningitis is a rare complication of any of the other three forms of disease. We report three rare cases of anthrax (gastrointestinal, oropharyngeal and… CONTINUE READING
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