inhalation anthrax


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Synonyms for inhalation anthrax

a form of anthrax infection acquired by inhalation of dust containing Bacillus anthracis

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It is unusual for inhalation anthrax case-patients to have no identified exposure source (5,9,15).
anthracis spores, including a 2006 inhalation anthrax case in New York City (5), cutaneous anthrax cases in 2007 in Connecticut (6), and a 2008 inhalation anthrax case in England (7).
We also note that the safety profile shown in healthy human volunteers provides support for use of raxibacumab in the clinical setting of immediately life-threatening inhalation anthrax disease," she added.
Department of Health and Human Services and a contract under Project Bioshield, Human Genome Sciences (HGS) was able to develop a human monoclonal antibody, Abthrax, for the treatment of inhalation anthrax.
Ivins was the co-author of numerous anthrax studies, including one on a treatment for inhalation anthrax published in the July 7 issue of the journal Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy.
After two of its employees were killed by exposure to inhalation anthrax in 2001, the U.
Holmes begins by examining the October 2, 2001, "Index Case" of a Florida man infected with inhalation anthrax at his place of work.
This is the first time the EAU authority is being used, and it is required for the use of AVA, because the use of the vaccine for prevention of inhalation anthrax is currently considered unapproved.
If nothing were done, and the spores were of sufficient strength, it could have taken less than a week for Mr Blair and those sitting near him to possibly fall ill with inhalation anthrax.
On October 21 and 22, two other Brentwood employees died of inhalation anthrax.
Five of the 11 inhalation anthrax patients in the 2001 attacks through the U.
Inhalation anthrax may begin with premonitory symptoms of fever, chills, nonproductive cough, chest pain, headache, muscle pain, and malaise.
The two fluoroquinolones may be especially useful for combating inhalation anthrax because they have good penetration into lung tissue, Dr.
It takes 10,000 spores to trigger a full-blown case of inhalation anthrax, which begins like a flu and ends in death.