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Anthrax MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Anthrax
Tree Number(s)
C01.150.252.410.090.072
Unique ID
D000881
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000881
Scope Note
An acute infection caused by the spore-forming bacteria BACILLUS ANTHRACIS. It commonly affects hoofed animals such as sheep and goats. Infection in humans often involves the skin (cutaneous anthrax), the lungs (inhalation anthrax), or the gastrointestinal tract. Anthrax is not contagious and can be treated with antibiotics.
Entry Term(s)
Bacillus anthracis Infection
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2019/06/17
Anthrax Preferred
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