Gastrointestinal and cutaneous anthrax: Case series


Ozer V., GÜNAYDIN M., Pasli S., AKSOY F. , GÜNDÜZ A.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF EMERGENCY MEDICINE, cilt.19, ss.76-78, 2019 (ESCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 19 Konu: 2
  • Basım Tarihi: 2019
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1016/j.tjem.2018.10.002
  • Dergi Adı: TURKISH JOURNAL OF EMERGENCY MEDICINE
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.76-78

Özet

Introduction: Anthrax is a zoonosis affecting herbivorous animals. Its agent is Bacillus anthracis and it is gram positive, aerobic or facultative anaerobic, immobile and has a capsule in the polypeptide structure. The incidence is gradually decreasing in the world and in our country. The disease is especially seen in areas where stock breeding is common. In this case series, 3 cases, one of them was mortal, took place after anthrax infected cow was eaten in February 2018 in Trabzon was shared.