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What are the ways to diagnose anthrax?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
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In brief: Id in smear/culture

Lab testing can identify the germ in blood smears/spinal fluid/abdominal fluid or from blood cultures.
Specimines are obtained before abx & placed on appropriate media for growth & identification. See www.Bt.Cdc.Gov/agent/anthrax.

In brief: Id in smear/culture

Lab testing can identify the germ in blood smears/spinal fluid/abdominal fluid or from blood cultures.
Specimines are obtained before abx & placed on appropriate media for growth & identification. See www.Bt.Cdc.Gov/agent/anthrax.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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Dr. Robert Jackson
Dermatology

In brief: Clinical

It can be diagnosed by clinical findings and skin biopsy.

In brief: Clinical

It can be diagnosed by clinical findings and skin biopsy.
Dr. Robert Jackson
Dr. Robert Jackson
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