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Doctor insights on: Anthrax Crush

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How can anthrax (disease) survive?

How can anthrax (disease) survive?

Spores: The bacteria can encase themselves in a very touch coat that makes them basically indestructable. They can stay in the soil for centuries. ...Read more

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Will cefixime (surpax) kill yersinia and proteus mirabillis bacteria?

Will cefixime (surpax) kill yersinia and proteus mirabillis bacteria?

It may: But you need to do sensitivity testing against the particular strain of organism isolated, and with the increasing frequency of resistance development this is an essential component of management. ...Read more

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How did pneumonic plague kill?

How did pneumonic plague kill?

Pneumonic plague: Plague causes a very severe form of pneumonia and deprives the body of oxygen. It can spread very easily from person to person. ...Read more

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Can I break up or crush Malarone (atovaquone and proguanil) malaria tablets (atovaquone(250mg)/proguanil hydrochloride(100mg)) they are film coated tablets?

Can I break up or crush Malarone (atovaquone and proguanil) malaria tablets (atovaquone(250mg)/proguanil hydrochloride(100mg)) they are film coated tablets?

Yes: According to the manufacturer, atovaquone 250mg/proguanil hydrochloride 100 mg, film coated can be crushed and mixed with condensed milk just before taking the medication if you are unable to easily swallow the medication. ...Read more

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Does leprosy kill the victim?

Does leprosy kill the victim?

Leprosy: Leprosy usually evolves very slowly. When death occurs it is often due to complications. ...Read more

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Is anthrax severe?

Is anthrax severe?

Can be: Pulmonary anthrax can be deadly within days. Other forma, not so problamatic but worthy of agressive treatment. See www.Bt.Cdc.Gov/agent/anthrax. ...Read more

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Can hand sanitizer kill or inactivate rabies virus?

Can hand sanitizer kill or inactivate rabies virus?

Killing Rabies virus: Unfortunately hand sanitizers are not effective against Rabies virus, while they may be useful in others and many bacteria. Household bleach is more effective against Rabies virus, as it is against many other viral and bacterial agents, including staph infections. One way to make an effective solution is to mix 1/2 cup of household bleach in a gallon of water for spraying or washing with. ...Read more

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Piperacillin/tazobactam IV will kill klebsiella pneumonia bacteria?

Piperacillin/tazobactam IV will kill klebsiella pneumonia bacteria?

It may but...: It depends on the resistance profile of specific strain of klebsiella. Many strains acquired in the 'community' are very sensitive to almost all antimicrobials except penicillin and Ampicillin and certainly sensitive to piperacillin/tazobactam. However, especially when acquired in a hospital, klebsiella can be quite resistant to therapy including pip/tazobactam. ...Read more

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How anthrax can cause respiratory attack?

How anthrax can cause respiratory attack?

Anthrax: The anthrax infection begins in the mediastinum and produces toxins which kill nearby cells. As more cells are infected and die, swelling and bleeding occur. Toxins spread throughout the body affecting organs and causing the organs to fail. When organs begin to fail, the disease has become fatal. ...Read more

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Can consuming 100 g of rat poison (bromadiolone) be fatal?

Can consuming 100 g of rat poison (bromadiolone) be fatal?

Rat Poison: If you are having thoughts about killing yourself, get seen at the nearest emergency room now. Have a friend or relative drive you or call 911 for emergency services for transport. You can call the National suicide hotlines 24/7 at 1-800-suicide (1-800-784-2433) or 1-800-273 – talk (1-800-273-8255) for support. ...Read more

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Can leprosy mutate into a deadlier disease, resisitant to current vaccines?

BCG has been used : in attempts to vaccinate against leprosy but isn't that effective. More specific vaccines are in development. At this point, leprosy has consistently responded to multi-drug therapy which for multibacillary leprosy is usually Dapsone, Rifampicin & Clorazime. Other antibiotics can be used. This is one of the oldest diseases known to mankind and appears to remain steady in it's form. ...Read more

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Can animals transmit salmonellosis to me?

Can animals transmit salmonellosis to me?

Yes: Turtles are well know carriers of the bacteria. So are chickens through their eggs. Eating raw eggs is not a good idea. ...Read more

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Can 875 mg amoxicillin take away chest infections?

Can 875 mg amoxicillin take away chest infections?

Depends: It depends on what is causing the infection and if it is bacterial if the bacteria is sensitive or resistant to the amoxicillin. ...Read more

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Can Azithromycin be crushed and put in to food? The 1g single dose treatment.

Can Azithromycin be crushed and put in to food? The 1g single dose treatment.

Crushable: Yes, this medication is acid stable and can be crushed over food, just make sure to eat the entire dose! ...Read more

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Does cefixime (surpax) kill yersinia?

Yes : Most species of yersinia tested have been sensitive to cefixime. This includes yersinia pestis and enterocolitica and pseudotuberculosis. ...Read more

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Does KMnO4 kill Clostridium Tetani ? An ancient razor blade droped into a KMnO4 sol. then i picked and got cut. Chances of Tetanus ?

Does KMnO4 kill Clostridium Tetani ? An ancient razor blade droped into a KMnO4 sol. then i picked and got cut. Chances of Tetanus ?

Td vaccine or Tdap : Usually c. Tetani spores can be killed by strong agents like formaldehyde or gluterdehyde.The bacteria is also susceptible to heat. They are usually responsive to penicillin group of antibiotics . So clean the wound thoroughly to reduce bacteria in the wound and make sure have received a tetanus vaccine within the past 5 yrs. If you have done all these then your chances of getting tetanus are low ...Read more

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