anthrax meningitis

anthrax meningitis
a rare, highly fatal condition resembling typical hemorrhagic meningitis, caused by hematogenous spread of the anthrax bacillus from a primary focus of infection; manifestations include hemorrhagic cerebrospinal fluid and neurological signs and symptoms.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

Нужно решить контрольную?

Look at other dictionaries:

  • meningeal anthrax — anthrax meningitis …   Medical dictionary

  • anthrax — /an thraks/, n., pl. anthraces / threuh seez /. Pathol. 1. an infectious, often fatal disease of cattle, sheep, and other mammals, caused by Bacillus anthracis, transmitted to humans by contaminated wool, raw meat, or other animal products. 2. a… …   Universalium

  • meningitis — Synonyms and related words: African lethargy, Asiatic cholera, Chagres fever, German measles, Haverhill fever, acute articular rheumatism, adenoiditis, adrenitis, ague, alkali disease, amebiasis, amebic dysentery, anthrax, appendicitis, arteritis …   Moby Thesaurus

  • anthrax — 1. A disease in humans caused by infection by cutaneous a. (q.v.) followed by septicemia with the bacterium Bacillus anthracis from infected animals through skin; marked by hemorrhage and serous effusions in various organs and body cavities and… …   Medical dictionary

  • anthrax — Synonyms and related words: African lethargy, Asiatic cholera, Chagres fever, German measles, Haverhill fever, Minamata disease, Texas fever, acute articular rheumatism, ague, alkali disease, altitude sickness, amebiasis, amebic dysentery,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • Timeline of the 2001 anthrax attacks in Florida — The following is a timeline the 2001 anthrax attacks in Florida. [http://www.foxnews.com/wires/2008Aug07/0,4670,AnthraxTimeline,00.html] NOTOC Boca Raton, Florida 2001eptember 19*A letter addressed to Jennifer Lopez containing a Star of David and …   Wikipedia

  • Argonne National Laboratory — Established 1946 Research Type Research Field of Research Physical science Life …   Wikipedia

  • Penicillin — Historically, the most famous of all antibiotics, named for the fungal mould Penicillium notatum from which it is derived. Penicillin acts by destroying the cell wall in those bacteria that are sensitive have been developed (not resistant) to its …   Medical dictionary

  • Health and Disease — ▪ 2009 Introduction Food and Drug Safety.       In 2008 the contamination of infant formula and related dairy products with melamine in China led to widespread health problems in children, including urinary problems and possible renal tube… …   Universalium

  • infectious disease — Introduction       in medicine, a process caused by a microorganism that impairs a person s health. An infection, by contrast, is the invasion of and replication in the body by any of various microbial agents including bacteria, viruses (virus),… …   Universalium

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”