Anthrax is an acute disease caused by Bacillus anthracis. It affects both humans and animals and most forms of the disease are highly lethal. There are effective vaccines against anthrax, and some forms of the disease respond well to antibiotic treatment.
Botulism (from Latin botulus, "sausage") is a rare but serious paralytic illness caused by a nerve toxin, botulin, that is produced by the bacterium Clostridium botulinum. Botulin is the most potent known toxin, blocking nerve function and leading to respiratory and musculoskeletal paralysis.
Cutaneous anthrax as related to Botulism
- Anthrax - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Cutaneous anthrax, also known as Hide porter's disease, is the cutaneous (on the skin) manifestation of anthrax infection in humans. It presents as a boil-like skin ...
- Botulism - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Infant botulism (also referred to as floppy baby syndrome) was first recognized in 1976, and is the most common form of botulism in the United States.
- Botulism : Get Facts on Toxin, Poisoning and Treatment
Read about botulism causes (Clostridium botulinum toxin), symptoms (muscle paralysis, dry mouth, constipation), history, treatment, and types (food-borne, infant, wound).
- Botulism (Clostridium botulinum) - GIANT Microbes | …
Latin for “sausage disease,” Botulism can unquestionably bring out the wurst in people.
- Anthrax - Communicable Disease Control and …
Anthrax (Bacillus Anthracis) What is Anthrax and How Do People Get It? Anthrax disease is a severe illness caused by bacteria named Bacillus anthracis.
- Anthrax: Get the Facts on Symptoms and Transmission
Get the facts on anthrax (caused by the bacteria Bacillus anthracis) transmission, types (cutaneous, inhalation, gastrointestinal), symptoms, treatment and prevention.
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- Wound Botulism - Communicable Disease Control and ...
Wound Botulism. For general information on Botulism, including FAQs, please see our Botulism page . What is wound botulism? A very serious disease caused by a bacteria.
- Botulism - Colorado State University Extension
Botulism can be controlled with awareness of the types of botulism, conditions affecting the growth of the toxin-producing spores, symptoms, treatment and prevention.