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Investigation of inhalation anthrax case, United States.

Authors
Griffith-J; Blaney-D; Shadomy-S; Lehman-M; Pesik-N; Tostenson-S; Delaney-L; Tiller-R; DeVries-A; Gomez-T; Sullivan-M; Blackmore-C; Stanek-D; Lynfield-R; Anthrax Investigation Team
Source
Emerg Infect Dis 2014 Feb; 20(2):280-283
NIOSHTIC No.
20043911
Abstract
Inhalation anthrax occurred in a man who vacationed in 4 US states where anthrax is enzootic. Despite an extensive multi-agency investigation, the specific source was not detected, and no additional related human or animal cases were found. Although rare, inhalation anthrax can occur naturally in the United States.
Keywords
Bacterial-disease; Bacterial-infections; Inhalants; Animals; Animal-products; Infection-control; Vegetation; Soil-bacteria; Contaminated-food; Exposure-assessment; Humans; Case-studies; Zoonoses
CODEN
EIDIFA
Publication Date
20140201
Document Type
Journal Article
Fiscal Year
2014
NTIS Accession No.
NTIS Price
Identifying No.
M032014
Issue of Publication
2
ISSN
1080-6040
NIOSH Division
EPRO
Source Name
Emerging Infectious Diseases
State
MN; GA; FL; OH
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