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More common in animals than humans, anthrax is a serious disease caused by the Bacillus anthracis bacterium. This eMedTV article offers an overview of anthrax, offering information about transmission, symptoms, and diagnosis of the disease.
- Anthrax -- The Disease
Although it mainly affects animals, anthrax sometimes occurs in humans. This eMedTV page offers an overview of anthrax, including how the disease is spread, treatment options, and more. A link to more details is also included.
- Anthrax Death Rate
The anthrax death rate is the percentage of people who die from the disease. As this eMedTV article explains, the anthrax death rate is influenced by factors such as the type of anthrax infection and the strain of the Bacillus anthracis.
- Anthrax Diagnosis
As this eMedTV article explains, tests used to make a diagnosis of anthrax include blood tests and chest x-rays. Making a diagnosis also involves ruling out other more common conditions that may be causing symptoms.
- Anthrax Information
Humans can be infected with anthrax, but this condition is much more common in animals. This eMedTV segment provides some basic information on anthrax, such as the different types, how it is transmitted, and more.