intestinal anthrax


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Related to intestinal anthrax: Anthrax disease, woolsorters disease

in·tes·ti·nal an·thrax

a usually fatal form of anthrax marked by chills, high fever, pain in the head, back, and extremities, vomiting, bloody diarrhea, cardiovascular collapse, and frequently hemorrhages from the mucous membranes and in the skin (petechiae).
See also: mycosis intestinalis.

in·tes·ti·nal an·thrax

(in-testi-năl anthraks)
Usually fatal form of anthrax marked by chills, high fever, body pain, vomiting, bloody diarrhea, cardiovascular collapse, and frequently hemorrhages from the mucous membranes and in the skin.

in·tes·ti·nal an·thrax

(in-testi-năl anthraks)
Usually fatal form marked by chills, high fever, pain, vomiting, and other symptoms.
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Inhalation and intestinal anthrax are serious and can often be fatal.
Intestinal anthrax is very rare, but occurs from swallowing spores in contaminated meats.
Intestinal anthrax, caused by eating infected meat, gives severe food-poisoning symptoms, leading to fever and blood poisoning.
Intestinal anthrax was widely known in Lebanon in the 1960s, when a series of >100 cases were observed in the Bekaa Valley.
We report on several cases of intestinal anthrax from 1960 to 1974 in the Bekaa Valley in Lebanon, where the consumption of raw or poorly cooked meat is customary.
A little-known 1770 epidemic that killed 15,000 people in Saint-Domingue (modern Haiti) was probably intestinal anthrax.