Anthrax Sentence Examples
Observations made on this property with respect to the anthrax bacillus at first gave the hope that it might explain variations in natural immunity.
Thus the serum of the white rat, which is immune to anthrax, kills the bacillus; whereas the serum of the guinea-pig, which is susceptible, has no such effect.
Anthrax in Plaster Plaster usually contains horsehair and, before controls were introduced in 1895, could contain anthrax spores.
Iraq uses anthrax in a liquid form, which is totally ineffective.
Dugway is also the only facility known in recent years to have processed anthrax spores into the powdery form that is most easily inhaled.Advertisement
Anthrax is a very serious disease in animals, culminating in a fatal septicemia.
Last night's meeting heard that tannery workers in the 1960's were given annual inoculations against anthrax.
Complicity in the anthrax mailings in the U.S. would be another justification.
This resource covers anthrax etiology, clinical presentation, pathophysiology, radiological features, and skin manifestations.
You will recall also that soon after 9/11 came the anthrax attacks on some news media offices and U.S. Senate offices.Advertisement
Recent anthrax scares in the US have shown the dangers of covert chemical warfare.
How long might anthrax spores left in the ground retain their viability?
The Effects of Anthrax In 1941 the Russians developed tularemia as a biological weapon.
Microscience's objective is to develop the first oral anthrax vaccine in the shortest possible time.
It was not, however, till October 1886 that anthrax and rabies were officially declared to be contagious diseases for the purposes of certain sections of the act of 1878.Advertisement
Under the Diseases of Animals Acts 1894 and 1896 weekly returns are issued by the Board of Agriculture of outbreaks of anthrax, foot-and-mouth disease, glanders (including farcy), pleuro-pneumonia, rabies and swine fever in the counties of Great Britain; also monthly returns of outbreaks of sheep-scab.
Thus, in the year ending June 1905, they included 4 outbreaks of anthrax, 219 of swine-fever and 343 of sheepscab, while there were no cases of rabies.
Inaugurated by Pasteur's early work, progress in this subject was first marked by the discovery of the parasite of anthrax and of those organisms productive of fowl-cholera and septic disease.
When we consider that tuberculosis, diphtheria, cholera, tetanus, typhoid fever, anthrax, malaria and a host of other contagious diseases have each been proved to be of parasitical origin, an idea may be conve y ed of the range of the subject.
Some bacteria, such as those of anthrax, are seized upon in the same manner, indeed; very much as small algae and other particles are incorporated and devoured by amoeba.Advertisement
Fortunately Germany, which at the beginning of the century was delivered over to Brownism and vitalism and was deaf to Bichat, was rescued from this sort of barrenness by the brilliant experimental work of Claude Bernard and Pasteur in France - work which, as regards the attenuated virus, was a development of that of Edward Jenner, and indeed of Schwann, Robert Koch worthily following Pasteur with his work on the bacillus of anthrax and with his discovery of that of tuberculosis; and by the cellular doctrine and abundant labours in pathology of Virchow.
Iraq is thought to have prepared anthrax spores to survive a trip in a scud missile by using a fine powdered clay based formulation.
Microscience 's objective is to develop the first oral anthrax vaccine in the shortest possible time.
It was powerless to prevent weapons-grade anthrax being sent, probably by an insider, to liberal Congressional leaders and journalists.
Weeks later, when anthrax was found in letters sent to the NBC studios where SNL was filmed, Fey left the building as soon as she learned of the situation and had to be called back by her producer.Advertisement
In addition the uses discussed above, vaccines are available for preventing anthrax, cholera, plague, tuberculosis, and yellow fever.
Spore-A dormant form assumed by some bacteria, such as anthrax, that enable the bacterium to survive high temperatures, dryness, and lack of nourishment for long periods of time.
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Next came the successful attempt to deal with the fatal cattle scourge known as anthrax.
The fatal disease known as anthrax did not form the subject of official returns previous to the passing of the Anthrax Order of 1886.
The second plan was largely adopted in Switzerland and on the Rhine, where measures resembling those taken with cattle suspected of anthrax were applied to all diseased vineyards.
Only a single pathogenic species can withstand the short boiling to which milk is ordinarily treated in domestic management, and this is the anthrax bacillus containing spores.
Thus if a little diphtheritic sputum were coughed into a person's eye, or some blood containing anthrax bacilli were to touch a raw spot upon the hand, the removal of microbes in either case by washing with simple water might be regarded as a means of passive defence, whilst washing them away with an antiseptic lotion might be regarded as active defence, because the antiseptic would tend not only to remove but to destroy the microbes.
Pasteur found that the germs of anthrax could be cultivated outside the body and their virulence weakened either by growing them at too high a temperature or in an unsuitable medium.
Rayer in 1850 and Davaine had observed the bacilli in the blood of animals dead of anthrax (splenic fever), and Pollender discovered them anew in 1855 In 1863, imbued with ideas derived from Pasteur's researches on fermentation, Davaine reinvestigated the matter, and put forth the opinion that the anthrax bacilli caused the splenic fever; this was proved to result from inoculation.
The practical effect of the bactericidal action of solar light is the destruction of enormous quantities of germs in rivers, the atmosphere and other exposed situations, and experiments have shown that it is especially the pathogenic bacteria - anthrax, typhoid, &c. - which thus succumb to lightaction; the discovery that the electric arc is very rich in bactericidal rays led to the hope that it could be used for disinfecting purposes in hospitals, but mechanical difficulties intervene.
By 1876 the anthrax bacillus had been obtained in pure culture by Koch, and some other pathogenic bacteria had been observed in the tissues, but it was in the decade 1880-1890 that the most important discoveries were made in this field.
The fact that in anthrax, one of the first diseases to be fully studied, numerous bacilli are present in the blood of infected animals, gave origin to the idea that the organisms might produce their effect by using up the oxygen g ' P Y g P Yg of the blood.
This, for example, is the case with the anthrax bacillus; although the effect of this organism in the living body indicates the production of toxins which diffuse for a distance around the bacteria.
Many of the earlier methods of attenuation were devised in the case of the anthrax bacillus, an organism which is, however, somewhat exceptional as regards the relative stability of its virulence.
Several regimens completely protected mice from injected and inhaled anthrax.
At Salman Pak, equipment acquired from German companies was used to produce anthrax.
They had verified that they had destroyed bombs containing anthrax in 1991 by excavating the destruction site.
Asked if that included anthrax, the PMOS said it included weapons of mass destruction.
A total of seven animals died and a farmer developed cutaneous anthrax after a pre-existing lesion came into contact with infected animals ' blood.
Early treatment is needed if inhalational anthrax is suspected.
An NBC employe has tested positive for cutaneous anthrax.
This causes intestinal anthrax - a severe form of food poisoning.
The Reports stated anthrax does not exist in sufficient quantities to be harmful.
He states that " the quantity of media involved would suffice to produce, for example, about 5,000 liters of concentrated anthrax.
Person to person spread of inhalation anthrax does not occur.
Anthrax has also been reported in a herd of free-ranging bison in the North-western Territories.
Anthrax, for instance, is not a particularly deadly germ, but it sounds mean.
The spread of anthrax through the United States Postal Service in October 2001 vividly dramatized the potential problem.