Accession Number:

AD0673203

Title:

EPIDEMIOLOGY OF RARELY ENCOUNTERED CLINICAL FORMS OF ANTHRAX

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

ARMY BIOLOGICAL LABS FREDERICK MD

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1968-07-01

Pagination or Media Count:

3.0

Abstract:

Material is presented concerning the epidemiology of rarely encountered clinical forms of anthrax. This material was collected during the years 1936-1956. Of all the cases 93.75 of the cutaneous form, 2.65 are of primary cutaneous with a secondary intestinal, 3 are intestinal, 0.4 are pulmonary, and 0.2 are ocular. All of the anthrax cases were substantiated by bacteriological investigations, reports of pathologicoanatomic autopsies, and the findings of epidemiological inspections.

Subject Categories:

  • Medicine and Medical Research

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE