oa Central African Journal of Medicine - Anthrax in humans in Zimbabwe

Volume 26, Issue 7
  • ISSN : 0008-9176



Anthrax in humans is briefly reviewed in the light of recent experience in Zimbabwe. The cutaneous form predominates; the enteric and pulmonary forms are extremely rare. Transmission of the disease is not entirely (as formerly thought), by contact with infected meat - flies have an equally important role in transmission. Cutaneous anthrax is easy to recognise and easy to treat.

Loading full text...

Full text loading...


Article metrics loading...


This is a required field
Please enter a valid email address
Approval was a Success
Invalid data
An Error Occurred
Approval was partially successful, following selected items could not be processed due to error