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AnthraxThe Investigation of a Deadly Outbreak$
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Jeanne Guillemin

Print publication date: 1999

Print ISBN-13: 9780520222045

Published to California Scholarship Online: May 2012

DOI: 10.1525/california/9780520222045.001.0001

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Autopsy Visions

Autopsy Visions

(p.50) 5 Autopsy Visions

Jeanne Guillemin

University of California Press

This chapter focuses on the available autopsy material of the outbreak victims, describing the material on inhalation anthrax and providing a pathologists' synopsis of the 1979 outbreak. It briefly illustrates the autopsy procedure when handling the corpses of anthrax victims, listing the general characteristics of the impact anthrax had on its victims, and finally enumerates the materials the pathologists have made for their forty-two cases.

Keywords:   autopsy material, inhalation anthrax, 1979 outbreak, autopsy procedure, anthrax victims, impact of anthrax

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