Anthrax - NIOSH Workplace Safety and Health Topic
Anthrax is an acute infectious disease caused by the spore-forming bacterium Bacillus anthracis (B. anthracis). B. anthracis spores are highly infective and can cause inhalation, cutaneous, or gastrointestinal anthrax. Inhalation anthrax results from breathing in spores and is of great concern due to its high fatality rate.
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- SourceUrl: http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/topics/anthrax/default.html
- Syndication ID: 10609
- Language: English
- Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
- Date Syndication Captured: Monday, May 23, 2016 at 10:39 PM
- Date Syndication Updated: Monday, May 23, 2016 at 10:40 PM
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