Cutaneous Anthrax

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Cutaneous Anthrax

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The terms "Cutaneous Anthrax" returned 40 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

[Four cases of cutaneous anthrax in Diyarbakir, Turkey].
 

Author(s): Nezire Mine Turhanoğlu, Fulya Bayındır Bilman, Safiye Kutlu Yürüker

Journal: Mikrobiyol Bul. 2013 Jul;47(3):538-43.

 

Anthrax which is a rare disease in developed countries, is still a serious public health problem in countries like Turkey where livestock is common. In this report, four cases of cutaneous anthrax detected in Kirkira village of Diyarbakir, Southeast Anatolia, Turkey, were presented. ...

Last Updated: 26 Aug 2013

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[A severe cutaneous anthrax case complicated with sepsis in Bursa, Turkey].
 

Author(s): Gül Durmuş, Murat Yeşilyurt, Alper Karagöz, Canan Demir, Nilüfer Eren, Selçuk Kılıç

Journal: Mikrobiyol Bul. 2013 Jul;47(3):529-37.

 

Anthrax is a zoonotic infection caused by Bacillus anthracis. Although the incidence of disease has been decreasing in Turkey, it is still endemic in some regions of the country. The cutaneous form of disease is the most common clinical form, usually benign and rarely causes bacteriemia ...

Last Updated: 26 Aug 2013

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Periocular cutaneous anthrax in Jimma Zone, Southwest Ethiopia: a case series.
 

Author(s): Yeshigeta Gelaw, Tsedeke Asaminew

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Anthrax is a zoonotic disease caused by Bacillus anthracis. Naturally occurring human infection is rare and is generally the result of contact with anthrax-infected animals or animal products.

Last Updated: 13 Aug 2013

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The terms "Cutaneous Anthrax" returned 1 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

A case of cutaneous anthrax.
 

Author(s): N Natori

Journal: Tohoku J. Exp. Med.. 1995 Jul;176(3):187-90.

 

A 63-year-old man developed black crusts on the parietal scalp that showed mixed infections of dermatophytes and Bacillus anthracis on culture. The lesions improved with bifonazole, griseofulvin and bacampicillin hydrochloride. Although cutaneous anthrax is now a very rare disease, ...

Last Updated: 22 Feb 1996

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