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Disease Anthrax

Name Anthrax
Definition An acute infection caused by the spore-forming bacteria BACILLUS ANTHRACIS. It commonly affects hoofed animals such as sheep and goats. Infection in humans often involves the skin (cutaneous anthrax), the lungs (inhalation anthrax), or the gastrointestinal tract. Anthrax is not contagious and can be treated with antibiotics.
Categories Bacterial infection or mycosis
MeSH® ID D000881
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DiseasesBacterial Infections and Mycoses Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Bacterial Infections Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Gram-Positive Bacterial Infections Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Bacillaceae Infections Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Anthrax Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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Anthrax Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Cutaneous anthrax
  Gastrointestinal anthrax
  Inhalation anthrax