anthrax


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Synonyms for anthrax

a highly infectious animal disease (especially cattle and sheep)

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The incidence of anthrax in animals and in man throughout India is not known accurately due to the fact that a large number of cases go unreported and only a fraction of human cases receive medical attention in a hospital.
Researchers transferred the samples which may have contained live anthrax bacteria to the lower-security CDC labs not equipped to handle them.
Alerts have also been sent to health professionals to remind them of the symptoms of anthrax infection.
The recently announced $24 million contract with HHS to fund continued development of an anthrax monoclonal antibody; The recently announced notification received from HHS that states the company's proposal to provide 25 million doses of a recombinant anthrax vaccine is technically acceptable and within the competitive range; and Ongoing discussions with HHS for the continued supply of BioThrax, the only vaccine licensed by the FDA for the prevention of anthrax, for the Strategic National Stockpile (SNS).
Intended as a history of anthrax, the book places anthrax at the hub of human history.
The assistant secretary of defense for health affairs approved the Air Force plan for resuming mandatory anthrax vaccinations.
Health officials could use mass distribution centers such as the fairgrounds to hand out drugs because anthrax is not known to spread from one person to another.
When it comes to germ warfare, anthrax has been popular for about 100 years because it can be easily produced and stored.
Kane plans next to test the liposomes on animals that already have an established anthrax infection.
The clinical aspect and history strongly suggested cutaneous anthrax.
Holmes begins by examining the October 2, 2001, "Index Case" of a Florida man infected with inhalation anthrax at his place of work.
A new test funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and developed in collaboration with a commercial partner has become the first test approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for detecting antibodies to anthrax.
In December 2000, the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) released its recommendations for using anthrax vaccine in the United States (1).
Until a year ago, most people thought of anthrax as the bacteria that lurked in soil and occasionally infected an unlucky farm animal that inhaled the microbes.