Initiative Yields Effective Anthrax Detection
- ANTHRAX: Facts, not Fear. Masibay, Kim Y. // Science World;11/26/2001, Vol. 58 Issue 6, p4
Focuses on anthrax, a treatable disease caused by microscopic bacterium called Bacillus anthracis. INSET: Beyond Anthrax: Five More Bioweapons.
- Epidemiologic Investigations of Bioterrorism-Related Anthrax, New Jersey, 2001. Greene, Carolyn M.; Reefhuis, Jennita; Tan, Christina; Fiore, Anthony E.; Goldstein, Susan; Beach, Michael J.; Redd, Stephen C.; Valiante, David; Burr, Gregory; Buehler, James; Pinner, Robert W.; Bresnitz, Eddy; Bell, Beth P. // Emerging Infectious Diseases;Oct2002, Vol. 8 Issue 10, p1048
Focuses on the epidemiologic investigations into bioterrorism-related anthrax in New Jersey in 2001. Extent of the anthrax outbreak in New Jersey; Assessment of the potential sources of Bacillus anthracis exposure; Contol measures being developed to prevent additional cases of anthrax.
- Epidemic Anthrax in the Eighteenth Century, the Americas. Morens, David M. // Emerging Infectious Diseases;Oct2002, Vol. 8 Issue 10, p1160
Reports on the possible epidemic anthrax in 18th-century Haiti. Transmissibility of Bacillus anthracis; Nature of anthrax; Mortality in the epidemic which occurred in 1770.
- Molecular switches: The pore of the matter. Bucci, Mirella // Nature Chemical Biology;Feb2012, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p135
The article offers information on how the anthrax toxin enters the host cells following Bacillus anthracis infection.
- Anthrax: Virulence and Vaccines. Farrar, W. Edmund // Annals of Internal Medicine;9/1/94, Vol. 121 Issue 5, p379
Provides information on anthrax. Discussion on Bacillus anthracis, causative organism of anthrax; Background on the discovery of the existence of anthrax toxin; Assessment of the development of anthrax vaccines.
- woolsorter's disease. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p2502
A definition of the term "woolsorter's disease," which refers to a pulmonary form of anthrax that can affect those who handle Bacillus anthracis-contaminated wool, is presented.
- Doctors try to halt Bacillus anthracis bandwagon. Skernivitz, Thomas P. // Dermatology Times;Nov2001, Vol. 22 Issue 11, p1
Reports the efforts of doctors to shelve Bacillus anthracis as a medical school afterthought in the United States. Types of anthrax; Number of fatalities on anthrax cases; Delivery of anthrax-laden letters from unknown origin to the US Postal Service; List of symptoms for suspected cases of...
- Human Ingestion of Bacillus Anthracis-Contaminated Meat-- Minnesota, August 2000. // MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;9/15/2000, Vol. 49 Issue 36, p813
Describes the public health response to human ingestion of meat contaminated with Bacillus anthracis or anthrax in Roseau County, Minnesota in August 2000. Details on the case; Gastrointestinal anthrax in humans; Information on the management of anthrax in livestock.
- Update: Investigation of Anthrax Associated with Intentional Exposure and Interim Public Health... Bush, L.; Malecki, J.; Wiersma, S.; Cahill, K.; Fried, R.; Grossman, M.; Borkowsky, W. // MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;10/19/2001, Vol. 50 Issue 41, p889
Reports on the case of inhalational anthrax in Florida. Cause of the infections by the intentional release of Bacillus anthracis; Guidelines for postexposure prophylaxis for prevention of inhalational anthrax; Criteria of laboratory for diagnosis of anthrax.