1. Anthrax from 5000 BC to AD 2010

  1. Nicholas H. Bergman
  1. Peter C. B. Turnbull1 and
  2. Sean V. Shadomy2

Published Online: 8 NOV 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470891193.ch1

Bacillus anthracis and Anthrax

Bacillus anthracis and Anthrax

How to Cite

Turnbull, P. C. B. and Shadomy, S. V. (2010) Anthrax from 5000 BC to AD 2010, in Bacillus anthracis and Anthrax (ed N. H. Bergman), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470891193.ch1

Author Information

  1. 1

    Salisbury, UK

  2. 2

    Bacterial Zoonoses Branch Centers for Disease Control, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 8 NOV 2010
  2. Published Print: 22 NOV 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470410110

Online ISBN: 9780470891193

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Keywords:

  • anthrax, from 5000 BC to AD 2010;
  • anthrax (a carbuncle), from Greek (anthrax) - characteristic black eschar in human cutaneous anthrax;
  • twentieth-century anthrax - global incidence

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • From Ancient Times to the 19th Century

  • Twentieth - Century Anthrax

  • References