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1

Early stages of Anthrax

Nasal/Throat swabs
Cultures FA and PCR

2

What vaccines are available for BW

Argentine Fver
Botulinum Toxin
Q fever
Rift Valley Fever
Tularemia
VEE

3

Chemoprophylaxes are available for who?

Anthrax, plague, Q-fever, and tularemia

4

What forms are used in the chain of custody for samples

DA 4137 or DD 1911

5

How many pathogens are in the bacillus family

There are four
-Brucella melitensis (animals with helves)
-Brucella abortus (Cattle)
-Brucella suis (Swine)
-Brucella canis (dogs/coyotes)

6

What are the charterictics of Brucellosis

gram-negative coccoid bacillus

7

What is the clinical tx for Anthrax

Ciprofloxacin and Doxy q12h x60 days

8

What is the incubation period for Anthrax

hours to 7 days

9

What is the dose for Anthrax

-given in six doses at 0, 2, and 4 weeks and 6, 12, and
18 months, with annual boosting.
-minimum of three doses administered within 6 months prior to the exposure may confer protective immunity

10

What are the guidelines for transferring Plague Pts

cant across international border

11

What is the incubation periods for Botulinum toxin and small pox

BT- 12 to 36 hours
SP- 7 to 17 days

12

What is the incubation period for Brucellosis

5 days to 8 weeks, usually 2 to 8 weeks.

13

What meds are used for tx of Brucellosis

Doxycycline, 200 mg, daily for 6 weeks and rifampin, 600 mg, daily for 6 weeks
-Doxycycline, 200 mg, daily for 6 weeks and streptomycin, 1 gm intramuscularly
(IM), daily for 2 weeks.

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