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Clin Infect Dis. 2007 Apr 1;44(7):968-71. Epub 2007 Feb 26.

A case of naturally acquired inhalation anthrax: clinical care and analyses of anti-protective antigen immunoglobulin G and lethal factor.

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Section of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Guthrie Clinic, Sayre, PA, USA.

Abstract

This report describes the first case of naturally acquired inhalation anthrax in the United States since 1976. The patient's clinical course included adjunctive treatment with human anthrax immunoglobulin. Clinical correlation of serologic assays for the lethal factor component of lethal toxin and anti-protective antigen immunoglobulin G are also presented.

PMID:
17342650
DOI:
10.1086/512372
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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