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  1. An outbreak of anthrax meningoencephalitis.

    Article - En anglais

    We report a common-source outbreak of anthrax meningoencephalitis in Chittoor district in Andhara Pradesh, southern India, in October 1990.

    The source of infection was the carcass of a sheep.

    Of 5 persons who skinned and cut up its meat for human consumption, 4 developed anthrax meningoencephalitis and one a malignant pustule.

    Another person who wrapped the meat in a cloth and carried it home on his head developed a malignant pustule on his forehead and also meningoencephalitis.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Méningoencéphalite, Epidémie, Animal, Charbon bactéridien, Bactériose, Infection, Zoonose, Etiologie, Inde, Asie, Mouton, Artiodactyla, Ungulata, Mammalia, Vertebrata, Viande, Education sanitaire, Système nerveux pathologie, Système nerveux central pathologie

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Meningoencephalitis, Epidemic, Animal, Anthrax, Bacteriosis, Infection, Zoonosis, Etiology, India, Asia, Sheep, Artiodactyla, Ungulata, Mammalia, Vertebrata, Meat, Health education, Nervous system diseases, Central nervous system disease

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 94-0441920

    Code Inist : 002B05B03. Création : 199406.