Anthrax Articles A-Z
Gastrointestinal Anthrax - Types of Anthrax
This page contains links to eMedTV Anthrax Articles containing information on subjects from Gastrointestinal Anthrax to Types of Anthrax. The information is organized alphabetically; the "Favorite Articles" contains the top articles on this page. Links in the box will take you directly to the articles; those same links are available with a short description further down the page.
Descriptions of Articles
- Gastrointestinal Anthrax
As this eMedTV Web page explains, gastrointestinal anthrax is a disease caused by eating meat contaminated with anthrax bacteria or their spores. This article describes possible symptoms of this condition and explains how it is treated.
- Infections During Pregnancy
As this eMedTV resource explains, it is especially important that a woman prevent exposure to infections during pregnancy as much as possible. This article discusses this topic and presents a list of specific infections pregnant women should read up on.
- Inhalation Anthrax
Inhalation anthrax is a rare form of anthrax infection caused by breathing in anthrax bacteria or spores. This eMedTV article discusses this disease in detail, including information about its symptoms and treatment.
- Is Anthrax Contagious?
Many people wonder, "Is anthrax contagious?" As explained in this segment of the eMedTV website, anthrax is not contagious. This article takes an in-depth look at how anthrax is transmitted -- either from animals or as the result of a bioterrorism.
- Major Types of Anthrax
Of the three major anthrax types, cutaneous anthrax is the most common. This selection from the eMedTV site tells you what you need to know about the different forms of anthrax, including a link to learn more.
- Pregnancy and Anthrax Treatment
In cases involving pregnancy, anthrax treatment may require a different antibiotic than would normally be used. This eMedTV article discusses pregnancy and anthrax treatment, and describes side effects seen with antibiotics used to treat anthrax.
- Types of Anthrax
As this eMedTV page explains, a person may have one of three types of anthrax: cutaneous anthrax, inhalation anthrax, or gastrointestinal anthrax. This article describes the symptoms of the different types in detail, as well as transmission methods.