Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, June 28th, 2005
According to a study from Czech Republic, "Anthrax, an uncommon disease in humans, is caused by a large bacterium, Bacillus anthracis. The risk of inhalation infection is the main indication for anthrax vaccination."
M. Splino and associates at the Military Medical Academy in Hradec Kralove discussed anthrax vaccines saying, "Pre-exposure vaccination is provided by an acellular vaccine (anthrax vaccine adsorbed or AVA), which contains anthrax toxin elements and results in protective immunity after 3 to 6 doses. Anthrax vaccine precipitated (AVP) is administered at primovaccination in 3 doses with a...
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