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Anthrax (Current Topics in Microbiology and Immunology) by T.M. Koehler

By T.M. Koehler

Bacillus anthracis motives anthrax in all mammals, together with people. based upon the course of access of B. anthracis spores, an infection can lead to cutaneous lesions, that are effectively treatable with antibiotics, or systemic deadly ailment, that's almost always deadly. the ongoing around the world prevalence of anthrax in animal populations, the danger of human an infection linked to animal outbreaks, and the specter of use of B. anthracis as a organic weapon warrant persisted research of this organisms and its virulence mechanims. in addition, B. anthracis is a superb version procedure for inverstigation of virulence gene expression by way of bacteria.

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