Disease Information for Anthrax: Disease Mechanism & Classification

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Specific Agent
AGENT/Aerosolized bioterror weapon
AGENT/Bacteria (category)
AGENT/Contact/cutaneous/portal of entry pathophysiology
AGENT/Encapsulated bacteria (ex).
AGENT/Epizootic disease (ex)
AGENT/Facultative/micro-aerophilic bacteria
AGENT/Gram positive bacillus/rods (ex)
AGENT/Microaerophilic gram-pos/bacillus (ex)
AGENT/Minimally Contagious/infectious
AGENT/Non-motile bacteria (example)
AGENT/Person to person contact/spread/hands
AGENT/Spore form more infectious
AGENT/Spore forming bacteria
AGENT/Spore/endocyst forming organism (ex)
AGENT/Spread by spores (ex)
AGENT/Toxin triggers massive cytokine/TNF release
AGENT/Ubiqitous in soil
Class
CLASS/Reportable/CDC/National list infection (ex)
Process
PROCESS/Highly contagious/Care-giver/Nosocomial risk
PROCESS/Infection/agent specific (category)
Toxin
TOXIN/CBRNE (Chemical/Biologic Weapons All) potential
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