Anthrax

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What is Anthrax?

Anthrax is an infection. It is caused by bacteria and can be life threatening. The disease is more common in hoofed animals, like cattle and goats. In rare cases, people can contract anthrax from infected animals or anthrax spores. The bacteria produce spores that can survive in the environment for decades.


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What It Is
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Anthrax Causes
Causes
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Anthrax Risk Factors
Risk Factors
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Anthrax Diagnosis
Diagnosis
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Anthrax Symptoms
Symptoms
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Anthrax Complications
Complications
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Screening for Anthrax
Screening
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Anthrax Medications
Medications
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Anthrax Prevention
Prevention
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Anthrax Treatment
Treatment
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