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update: investigation of bioterrorism-related anthrax and interim guidelines for exposure management and antimicrobial therapy, october 2001.since october 3, 2001, cdc and state and local public health authorities have been investigating cases of bioterrorism-related anthrax. this report updates previous findings, provides new information on case investigations in two additional areas, presents the susceptibility patterns of bacillus anthracis isolates, and provides interim recommendations for managing potential threats and exposures and for treating anthrax.200111699843
a second anthrax genome project. 200111729280
under siege: one state's perspective of the anthrax events of october/november 2001. 200315040214
remediation of bacillus anthracis contamination in the u.s. department of justice mail facility.the u.s. department of justice (doj) mail facility in landover, maryland, was contaminated with bacillus anthracis spores as a result of the 2001 anthrax bioterrorism attacks through the u.s. postal system. surface environmental sampling within the facility indicated that the contamination was due to receipt of mail that had come in contact with bacillus anthracis spores from the source letters at the brentwood postal facility in washington, dc. the doj adopted a two-pronged approach for remedia ...200516000043
the usa preparing for bioterrorism: the role of fort detrick since 1970. 200212085492
risk of occupationally acquired illnesses from biological threat agents in unvaccinated laboratory workers.many vaccines for bioterrorism agents are investigational and therefore not available (outside of research protocol use) to all at-risk laboratory workers who have begun working with these agents as a result of increased interest in biodefense research. illness surveillance data archived from the u.s. offensive biological warfare program (from 1943 to 1969) were reviewed to assess the impact of safety measures on disease prevention (including biosafety cabinets [bscs]) before and after vaccine a ...200415650438
the sniper and the public's mental health. 200415079941
anthrax as a cancer drug? 200111717324
behind the scenes at usamridd. the united states army medical research institute of infectious diseases. 200010835223
from the centers for disease control and prevention. update: investigation of bioterrorism-related anthrax and interim guidelines for exposure management and antimicrobial therapy, october 2001. 200111757528
update: investigation of bioterrorism-related anthrax, 2001.this report updates the investigation of bioterrorism-related anthrax and the provision of antimicrobial prophylaxis to exposed persons and highlights cdc assistance to other countries investigating cases of bioterrorism-related anthrax. since november 7, 2001, cdc and state and local public health agencies have identified no new cases of bioterrorism-related anthrax. as of november 14, a total of 22 cases of anthrax has met the cdc case definition; 10 were confirmed inhalational anthrax, and 12 ...200111724158
symptoms associated with anthrax exposure: suspected "aborted" anthrax.anthrax is a naturally occurring organism with a low incidence of infection. there are no known cases of human-to-human transmission. bioterrorism-related anthrax in the united states has been seen in three high-risk groups: (1) postal workers, (2) politicians and their staffs, and (3) the press. it appears as though the bioterrorism-related anthrax cases of fall 2001 have been transmitted through the us postal service. the authors present a case in which a person at high risk for anthrax exposu ...200211837340
an unusual inhalational exposure to bacillus anthracis in a research laboratory. 200415076646
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