Cutaneous Anthrax—the Non-industrial HazardBr Med J 1969; 1 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.1.5641.416 (Published 15 February 1969) Cite this as: Br Med J 1969;1:416
- A. H. Knight,
- C. J. E. Wynne-Williams,
- A. T. Willis
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.