acting against anthrax. us military veterinarian helps haitians and their animals. 19957493881
a survey of goat and cattle diseases in the artibonite valley, haiti, west indies.a 40 week study of 43 farmers, 60 goats and 60 cattle was conducted in order to identify abnormal conditions or diseases and predisposing seasonal, managemental or nutritional factors. farms were visited, farmers interviewed and animals examined up to 4 times, about every 10 weeks, and bled for ht, total wbc, selected serum vitamins and minerals, hair collected for mineral analysis. soil and forages were collected for analysis. animals were generally in fair condition, with poor growth and repro ...19938134641
introduction: anthrax history, disease and ecology.the familiarity with the ancient disease anthrax from the second millennium b.c. through the second millennium a.d. is reviewed, providing the backdrop to the modern understanding of this disease as covered in the remainder of the volume. by means of an overview of the aetiology, ecology, epidemiology, clinical manifestations, pathology and bacteriology of the naturally acquired disease, this opening chapter also lays down the groundwork for the subsequent state-of-the-art chapters.200212224519
epidemiologic response to anthrax outbreaks: field investigations, 1950-2001.we used unpublished reports, published manuscripts, and communication with investigators to identify and summarize 49 anthrax-related epidemiologic field investigations conducted by the centers for disease control and prevention from 1950 to august 2001. of 41 investigations in which bacillus anthracis caused human or animal disease, 24 were in agricultural settings, 11 in textile mills, and 6 in other settings. among the other investigations, two focused on building decontamination, one was a r ...200212396934
cutaneous anthrax in the artibonite valley of haiti: 1992-2002.more cutaneous anthrax cases were noted at hospital albert schweitzer (has) in the artibonite valley of haiti. we examine the incidence of anthrax in the artibonite between 1992 and 2002, describe the clinical presentation of cutaneous anthrax, and determine risk factors for anthrax. in 1992 has reported 1 case of anthrax for an incidence of 4 cases per million persons/year. in 2002, there were 20 cases of anthrax for an incidence of 72 cases per million persons/year. this is a 17-fold increase ...200717984330
epidemic anthrax in the eighteenth century, the americas.anthrax has been described as a veterinary disease of minor importance to clinical medicine, causing occasional occupational infections in single cases or clusters. its potential for rapid and widespread epidemic transmission under natural circumstances has not been widely appreciated. a little-known 1770 epidemic that killed 15,000 people in saint-domingue (modern haiti) was probably intestinal anthrax. the epidemic spread rapidly throughout the colony in association with consumption of uncooke ...200212396933
editorial: bongo-drum disease. 19744136655
age as a risk factor for cutaneous human anthrax: evidence from haiti, 1973-1974. 200212141982
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