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Anthrax tests

Tests could include:

  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Culture
  • History and Physical Exam
  • Gram Stain Microscopy
  • Anthrax serology
  • Bacillus anthracis antibody assay
  • Bacillus anthracis culture
  • Polymerase chain reaction for Bacillus anthracis
  • Blood Culture
  • Chest X-Ray
  • Bacterial Culture
  • Biopsy
  • Direct fluorescent antibody assay for Bacillus anthracis
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Lung Function Tests
  • CT of Chest
  • Spinal tap for diagnosis
  • X-Ray
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