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Anthrax (cont.)

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. <>.

Last Editorial Review: 9/5/2012

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