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WOOLSORTER DISEASE

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Woolsorter’s disease was also once known as ragpicker’s disease. A form of anthrax infection acquired by inhalation of dust containing Bacillus anthracis; initial symptoms (chill and cough and dyspnea and rapid pulse) are followed by extreme cardiovascular collapse. Its most common form in humans is cutaneous infection via the injured skin or mucous membranes of agricultural or industrial workers associated with infected animals or animal products.Infection occurs through the skin or by inhalation or ingestion of bacterial spores. Intestinal and pulmonary anthrax are the most deadly.

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