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Transcript of Bacillus Anthrax
p2.html Bacillus Anthrax Presentation by Kim Ponce Cutaneous
Ciprofloxacin or Doxycycline
maybe amoxicillin after clinical improvement
Pulmonary & Gastrointestinal
Initial step: IV
same as cutaneous
possibly steroids for meningitis & severe edema
There is vaccine available for prevention Breaking the Chain Protective Antigen Selects Cells
Makes Channels Edema Factor Accumulation of Fluids
Immune System CATEGORY Treatment Images Bacilli
Can form spores
Can be single, in pair or chains
/fact_sheets/anthrax.html Bibliography How They Cause Illness "the 3 proteins" Lethal Factor Disrupting part
malfunction Chain of Infection Mode of Transmission:
Overcook the meat
Do not eat meat Life Requirements Oxygen
can withstand extreme weather
can survive without nutrients or air Cdc classified
it as Category
A Typically in grazing animal
goats Human Anthrax:
Pulmonary first 2
treated 80% of Pulm.
victims die Pathogen:
Anthrax Specific microorganism in category:
it is a Bacteria, class: bacilli Reproduction
undergoes mitosis Causitive agent Reservoir Portal of exit Mode of transmission Portal of entry Susceptible host