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The presence of Bacillus anthracis in the circulating blood, usually resulting from previously developed anthrax of the skin or lungs.
Synonym(s): anthrax septicemia
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One occurred in a New York City drum maker exposed while making a djembe drum from contaminated hides, and the other occurred in a man in Scotland who died of anthrax septicemia after playing or handling djembe drums newly made from contaminated hides (3,4).
Surveillance objectives were to detect anthrax septicemia or meningitis more quickly, ensure around-the-clock laboratory reporting of potential bioterrorism events, and describe the epidemiology of GPR septicemia and meningitis in the absence of an intentional B.