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Cortney Capoverde 1 Cortney Capoverde BSC 1010 C April 14, 2008 ICBL-Anthrax Case: 35 year old male, came into the doctor because of in infected cut. Possibly anthrax Case Analysis: What I know: - Cut keeps getting worse - There is a treatment What I need to know: - How he got infected - How to prevent it in the future Core Investigation: Anthrax is a disease caused by the spore forming bacterium Bacillus anthracis (cdc.gov). Anthrax spores are hard to destroy, and can last for up to forty-eight years in soil (Fishbein). Although anthrax normally affects animals, humans can contract it by coming in contact with infected animals or products.
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Cortney Capoverde 2 QuickTime and a TIFF (Uncompressed) deco are needed to see this pic There are three different types of anthrax infections: cutaneous, gastrointestinal, and inhilational (AVIP). Cutaneous anthrax can occur when bacteria enter through a cut on the skin. It is the most common occurring type, and it comes from handling infected animal product like meat. It starts out as a small bump, like a red-brown spot, then, in about a day or two, it begins to blister
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This note was uploaded on 04/14/2008 for the course BSC 1010 C taught by Professor Solorzano during the Spring '08 term at Valencia.

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