inhalation anthrax


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Related to inhalation anthrax: cutaneous anthrax, gastrointestinal anthrax, Anthrax disease
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Noun1.inhalation anthrax - a form of anthrax infection acquired by inhalation of dust containing Bacillus anthracisinhalation anthrax - a form of anthrax infection acquired by inhalation of dust containing Bacillus anthracis; initial symptoms (chill and cough and dyspnea and rapid pulse) are followed by extreme cardiovascular collapse
anthrax - a disease of humans that is not communicable; caused by infection with Bacillus anthracis followed by septicemia
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The efficacy of Anthim has been studied in two animal models of inhalation anthrax where improved survival rates were demonstrated when Anthim was administered both in combination with antibiotics and as monotherapy.
Historically, inhalation anthrax was considered an occupational hazard for those working in wool and goat hair mills and tanneries (5).
GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) plc today announced a new four year contract with the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA), part of the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), for the provision of its inhalation anthrax treatment, raxibacumab.
1) The Sverdlovsk incident represented an unfortunate albeit useful opportunity to acquire extensive data about the pathologic findings of inhalation anthrax obtained at autopsy from 41 patients.
The results published today showed that a single dose of raxibacumab was highly effective as a treatment for inhalation anthrax in both rabbits and monkeys," said Dr Sally D.
Two cases of naturally occurring inhalation anthrax reported during the last two years suggest that severe forms of the disease are not readily treatable with currently available antibiotics and/or with polyclonal immunoglobulins, and that novel therapeutic agents are desperately needed.
Mr Pipe said: "Sadly a Hackney resident has died in hospital following treatment for inhalation anthrax.
9 million contract supports the development of Valortim for use as an anti-toxin therapeutic to prevent and treat inhalation anthrax infection.
Being developed for prophylaxis and post-exposure treatment of inhalation anthrax, Anthim has been granted Fast-Track status and Orphan Drug Designation by the FDA and is being developed under the FDA Animal Rule, a regulatory process specifically designed for the development of medical countermeasures to bioterror threats.
After two of its employees were killed by exposure to inhalation anthrax in 2001, the U.
Holmes begins by examining the October 2, 2001, "Index Case" of a Florida man infected with inhalation anthrax at his place of work.
This is the first time the EAU authority is being used, and it is required for the use of AVA, because the use of the vaccine for prevention of inhalation anthrax is currently considered unapproved.