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    Anthrax Professional

    Anthrax, Symptoms usually develop within two days of exposure for inhalation anthrax and 1-7 days with cutaneous anthrax. Anthrax i...

    Bioterrorism and Primary Care Professional

    Bioterrorism has become a more tangible threat following the terrorist attacks of September 11th 2001, the release of anthrax in the US in October 2001 and the more recent discovery of traces...

    Notifiable Diseases Professional

    In Scotland, written notification should be undertaken electronically via the SCI Gateway. [ 3 ] Lists of notifiable diseases England [ 5 ] Northern Ireland [ 2 ] Scotlan...

    Ricin Poisoning Professional

    It is easier to produce than anthrax or botulinum toxin , although greater quantities may be needed for effect. [ 4 ] It can potentially be made in a home laboratory.

    Mucormycosis Professional

    Differential diagnosis May include, dependent on presentation: Anthrax Bacterial cellulitis Cavernous sinus thrombosis Aspergillosis Rapidly growing orbital tumour ...

    Travel Vaccinations Conditions

    Vaccine Recommendation (pregnancy) Anthrax Recommended ONLY IF there is a high risk of exposure BCG Contra-indicated DTaP Recommended if indicated ...

    Cholera Vaccination Hepatitis A Vaccine Hepatitis B Vaccine Japanese Encephalitis Vaccine Rabies Vaccine Tick-borne Encephalitis Immunisation Typhoid Vaccine Yellow Fever Vaccine

    Travel Vaccinations Professional

    Vaccine Schedule Notes   First dose Second dose Third dose   Anthrax Day 0 3 weeks or more Further 3 weeks or more Dose ...

    Tularaemia Professional

    Similar bioterrorism agents such as plague, pulmonary anthrax or Q fever. Diphtheria . Tick-borne diseases - eg, Colorado tick fever . Systemic fungal infections.

    Relapsing Fever Professional

    The following diagnoses should be considered, taking into account the travel history and the setting in which the illness was contracted: Dengue fever Haemorrhagic fevers Viral hepatiti...

    Boils and Carbuncles Professional

    Orf . Anthrax . Herpetic whitlow. Management [ 5 ] If lesions are not fluctuant (fluctuance is a wave-like feeling on palpating skin overlying a fluid-filled cavity with n...

    Typhus Professional

    Post-infection immunity lasts only a few years and infection with one strain of Orientia tsutsugamushi does not confer immunity against other strains. [ 9 ] Differential diagnosis Malaria...

    Melioidosis and Glanders Professional

    Consider also: Anthrax Plague Other causes of pneumonia Recognition of cutaneous manifestations may be very important, especially in identifying biological attack. [ 8 ]...

    Orbital and Preseptal Cellulitis Professional

    MRSA has also been isolated [ 3 ] . Anthrax is a potential cause of preseptal cellulitis. Smallpox, should there ever be a recurrence, is also a cause.

    Vaccines and Immunological Products Professional

    Inactivated vaccines Pertussis (whooping cough) vaccination. [ 2 ] Cholera vaccination (oral, combined with recombinant B subunit). Anthrax vaccination. Plague vaccination...