ANTHRAX

Drums in an event room of a community organization building before a meal and drumming circle event.

Past Responses and Investigations

A review of cutaneous anthrax and its outcomeExternal.
J Infect Public Health 2010; 3(3):98–105.

Lessons learned from the investigation of a cluster of cutaneous anthrax cases in ConnecticutExternal.
J Public Health Manag Pract 2010; 16(3):201–210.

Two rare presentations of fatal anthrax: meningeal and intestinalExternal.
Arch Iran Med 2010; 13(5):432–435.

Gastrointestinal Anthrax after an Animal Hide Drumming Event – New Hampshire and Massachusetts, 2009.
MMWR 2010; 59(28);872-877.

Public health and environmental response to the first case of naturally acquired inhalational anthrax in the United States in 30 years: infection of a New York City resident who worked with dried animal hidesExternal.
J Public Health Manag Pract 2010; 16(3):189–200.

Three related cases of cutaneous anthrax in France: clinical and laboratory aspectsExternal.
Medicine (Baltimore) 2009; 88(6):371–375.

Cutaneous anthrax associated with drum making using goat hides from West Africa – Connecticut, 2007External.
MMWR 2008; 57(23):628–631.

Inhalation anthrax associated with dried animal hides – Pennsylvania and New York City, 2006External.
JAMA 2006; 295(17):1991–1993.

Bacillus anthracis contamination and inhalational anthrax in a mail processing and distribution centerExternal.
J Appl Microbiol 2004; 96(5):1048–1056.

Follow-up of deaths among U.S. Postal Service workers potentially exposed to Bacillus anthracis-District of Columbia, 2001-2002External.
MMWR 2003; 52(39):937-8.

NIOSH Health Hazard Evaluation Report, HETA 2001-0316-2865, Independent Leather, US EPA Superfund Site, Gloversville, New YorkCdc-pdf

NIOSH Health Hazard Evaluation Report, HETA 93-1121-2530, The State of North Dakota Department of Health and Consolidated Laboratories, Bismarck, North DakotaCdc-pdf

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