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Cutaneous Anthrax—the Non-industrial Hazard

Br Med J 1969; 1 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.1.5641.416 (Published 15 February 1969) Cite this as: Br Med J 1969;1:416
  1. A. H. Knight,
  2. C. J. E. Wynne-Williams,
  3. A. T. Willis

    Abstract

    Two patients contracted cutaneous anthrax after contact with infected bone meal. Awareness of the risk of infection from this source may help in achieving early clinical diagnosis and a low fatality rate following effective antibiotic therapy.