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Substance Name: Anthrax
ID: D000881000

Note

  • An acute bacterial infection caused by ingestion of BACILLUS organisms. Carnivores may become infected from ingestion of infected carcasses. It is transmitted to humans by contact with infected animals or contaminated animal products. The most common form in humans is cutaneous anthrax.
 

Classification Code

  • NBC Agent
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Anthrax

MeSH Heading

  • Anthrax

Synonyms

  • Bacillus anthracis spores
  • BioThrax

Registry Number

  • D000881000