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How is anthrax infection treated?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner
Since anthrax is a bacterial infection, doctors use antibiotics to treat this illness, but they may be ineffective with certain forms of anthrax, or any advanced anthrax. Treatment is most effective when it is started early, making early diagnosis extremely important.

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