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What is the best option for prevention of the anthrax infection?
4 doctors weighed in

Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Vaccine and
Antibiotics. Depending on the circumstances, a person may get vaccination.
If a person has been exposed, s/he may be put on prophylactic antibiotics. See the site below for more information http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmedhealth/pmh0002301/.

In brief: Vaccine and
Antibiotics. Depending on the circumstances, a person may get vaccination.
If a person has been exposed, s/he may be put on prophylactic antibiotics. See the site below for more information http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmedhealth/pmh0002301/.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
In brief: Avoid contact
Best way to prevent individual contact is not to work in high risk occupations: dealers of exotic hides, animal researchers, veterinarians or farm workers.
Very small risk of weaponized anthrax for some deployed military personnel. Vaccine (biothrax) is only available for specific at risk populations.

In brief: Avoid contact
Best way to prevent individual contact is not to work in high risk occupations: dealers of exotic hides, animal researchers, veterinarians or farm workers.
Very small risk of weaponized anthrax for some deployed military personnel. Vaccine (biothrax) is only available for specific at risk populations.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Dr. Kevin Daus
Obstetrics & Gynecology
In brief: Anthrax
Vaccination.

In brief: Anthrax
Vaccination.
Dr. Kevin Daus
Dr. Kevin Daus
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