Case Study 3

Dead Cattle, bloated, with epistaxis

Question 6 of 8

Is it likely that the people eating meat from these cattle are affected by the same condition?

A. Yes. They ingested anthrax-toxin produced in the diseased animal.
B. Yes. They could have gastrointestinal anthrax.
C. No. Bacillus anthracis is not viable in humans

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