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G L Hoffman
The following incidental aquatic zoonoses are discussed: eosinophilic mengingitis caused by Angiostrongylus cantonesis, the Guinea worm (Dracunculus medinesis), Anisakis infections, Cryptocotyle lingua, eye fluke (Philophthalmus), the tapeworm Diplogonoporus grandis, and shellfish-borne hepatitis.
October 1970: Journal of Wildlife Diseases
James J Sejvar, Fred C Tenover, David S Stephens
Meningitis due to infection with Bacillus anthracis is considered an infrequent manifestation of the disease but one associated with high mortality. The bioterrorism event in the USA in the autumn of 2001 demonstrated our need for a better understanding of anthrax meningitis, as well as management and antimicrobial therapy. However, human clinical trials are not possible and animal experiments to guide such therapy are limited. An approach to the treatment of anthrax meningitis, based on the pathogenicity of B anthracis, the pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of individual antimicrobial agents, studies of anthrax post-exposure prophylaxis in non-human primates, experience with antimicrobial susceptibility patterns of the 2001 outbreak strain, and the clinical experience with inhalational anthrax cases during the 2001 outbreak is presented...
May 2005: Lancet Infectious Diseases
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