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Antimicrobial susceptibility of Bacillus anthracis isolates associated with intentional distribution in Florida, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and Washington, D.C., September - October, 2001
  • Published Date:
    10/22/01
  • Source:
    HAN ; 041
  • Language:
    English
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Details:
  • Corporate Authors:
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (U.S.)
  • Series:
    HAN ; 041
  • Document Type:
  • Description:
    Monday, October 22, 2001, 20:54 EDT (8:54 PM EDT)

    CDCHAN-00041-2001-10-22-ADV-N

    The antimicrobial susceptibility patterns of eleven Bacillus anthracis isolates associated with intentional exposures on the east coast have been determined. The susceptibility patterns of all the isolates were similar and are described below. CDC will be issuing updated treatment recommendations for anthrax and will disseminate them as soon as they are completed.

    Event Type: anthrax terrorism event

    Context: countermeasures/therapeutics

    Event Type: Man-made

    Agent Type: bacteria

    Specify Agent (Name): anthrax

    International: no

    Intentional/Unintentional: intentional

  • Supporting Files:
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