Authors and Editors
Author: Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD, Chief Medical Editor, eMedicineHealth
Editor: William C. Shiel Jr., MD, FACP, FACR
Previous contributing author and editors:
Author: Burke A Cunha, MD, Professor of Medicine, State University of New York at Stony Brook School of Medicine; Chief, Infectious Disease Division, Winthrop-University Hospital.
Editors: Jerry L Mothershead, MD, Special Advisor to the Navy Surgeon General for Prehospital Care, Senior Medical Consultant, Navy Medicine Office of Homeland Security, Department of Emergency Medicine, Portsmouth Naval Medical Center; Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD, Senior Pharmacy Editor, eMedicine; Raymond J Roberge, MD, MPH, FAAEM, FACMT, Clinical Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine; Consulting Staff, Department of Emergency Medicine, Magee-Women's Hospital of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.
United States. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. "Anthrax." Mar. 21, 2011. <http://www.bt.cdc.gov/agent/anthrax/>.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 9/5/2012
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