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Anthrax Summary

Description: An acute infection caused by the spore-forming bacteria BACILLUS ANTHRACIS. It commonly affects hoofed animals such as sheep and goats. Infection in humans often involves the skin (cutaneous anthrax), the lungs (inhalation anthrax), or the gastrointestinal tract. Anthrax is not contagious and can be treated with antibiotics.

Key Drugs and Agents for Anthrax

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Antigens : 29 outcomes 29 studies in 353 results : IBA
  2. anthrax toxin (anthrax lethal factor) : 17 outcomes 10 studies in 132 results : IBA
  3. Antibodies : 11 outcomes 9 studies in 103 results : IBA
  4. Vaccines : 10 outcomes 20 studies in 140 results : IBA
  5. Anti-Bacterial Agents (Antibiotics) : 9 outcomes 5 studies in 93 results : IBA
  6. Cutaneous anthrax : 7 outcomes 2 studies in 82 results : IBA
  7. Ciprofloxacin (Cipro) : 7 outcomes 2 studies in 34 results : FDA 60 Generic
  8. Anthrax Vaccines : 7 outcomes 2 studies in 22 results : IBA
  9. DNA (Deoxyribonucleic Acid) : 5 outcomes 2 studies in 53 results : IBA
  10. Neutralizing Antibodies : 5 outcomes 2 studies in 29 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Anthrax

  1. Infection
  2. Plague (Bubonic Plague)
  3. Tularemia
  4. Inflammation
  5. Human Influenza (Influenza)
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Key Therapies for Anthrax

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  1. Injections : 3 outcomes 1 study in 13 results
  2. Intramuscular Injections : 2 outcomes 1 study in 5 results
  3. Intranasal Administration : 2 outcomes in 3 results
  4. Therapeutics : 1 outcome 4 studies in 32 results
  5. Antibiotic Prophylaxis : 1 outcome in 15 results
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