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Anthrax: What You Need To Know

July 31, 2003 Page 1 of 2 FACT SHEET Anthrax: What You Need To Know What Is Anthrax? Anthrax is a serious disease caused by Bacillus anthracis , a bacterium that forms spores.

Anthrax Vaccine - What you need to know - Updated 3/10/2010 ...

ANTHRAX VACCINE W H A T Y O U N E E D T O K N O W Many Vaccine Information Statements are available in Spanish and other languages. See http://www.immunize.org/vis. 1 What is anthrax?

Bacillus anthracis

4/18/01 4 I. Introduction 1. Overview Anthrax is a zoonotic disease that is transmissible to humans through handling or consumption of contaminated animal products.

ANTHRAX

ODH-IDCM ANTHRAX Page 1/Section 3 Revised 7/2011 ANTHRAX (Malignant Edema, Malignant Pustule, Woolsorter's Disease, Charbon, Ragpicker's Disease) REPORTING INFORMATION  Class A: Report immediately via telephone the case or suspected case and/or a positive ...

What is anthrax?

Adapted from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Can anthrax be prevented? Vaccination: There is a vaccine to prevent anthrax, but it is not yet available for the general public.

What is anthrax?

State of California 1 September 2005 Department of Health Services ANTHRAX What is anthrax? Anthrax is a disease caused by Bacillus anthracis, a bacteria that can form spores.

Anthrax (Bacillus anthracis)

Revised August 2004 Anthrax (Bacillus anthracis) Information for Health Care Providers Cause Bacillus anthracis Encapsulated, aerobic, gram-positive, spore-forming rod-shaped bacterium (bacillus) Systems Affected Skin or cutaneous (most common) Respiratory tract or inhalation (rare) ...

A STANDARD OPERATING GUIDELINE TO INCIDENTS INVOLVING ANTHRAX ...

A STANDARD OPERATING GUIDELINE TO INCIDENTS INVOLVING ANTHRAX OR SIMILAR BIOLOGICAL AGENTS FOR THE NORTH THOMPSONVILLE FIRE DEPARTMENT EXECUTIVE PLANNING BY: Earl F. Provencher, Jr. North Thompsonville Fire Department Enfield, CT An applied research project submitted to the National Fire Academy ...

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT

For more information: 1-877-GETVACC (877-438-8222) DSN 761-4245 www.anthrax.mil www.vaccines.mil vaccines@amedd.army.mil ANTHRAX VACCINE

Control of Communicable Diseases Manual

Control of Communicable Diseases Manual James Chin, MD, MPH, Editor Seventeenth Edition, 2000 An official report of the American Public Health Association American Public Health Association 800 I Street, NW Washington, DC 20001-3710 [Reprinted with permission of APHA] Page 20 I ANTHRAX ANTHRAX ...