Have a symptom?
See what questions
a doctor would ask.
Diseases » Anthrax meningitis » Summary

What is Anthrax meningitis?

What is Anthrax meningitis?

  • Anthrax meningitis: Anthrax meningitis is an infectious disease caused by breathing in the spores of the bacteria Bacillus anthracis.

Anthrax meningitis: Introduction

Types of Anthrax meningitis:

Broader types of Anthrax meningitis:

How serious is Anthrax meningitis?

Prognosis of Anthrax meningitis: The prognosis of inhalation anthrax once it reaches the second stage is poor, even with antibiotic therapy. Up to 90% of cases in the second stage are fatal.
Complications of Anthrax meningitis: see complications of Anthrax meningitis

What causes Anthrax meningitis?

Causes of Anthrax meningitis: see causes of Anthrax meningitis
Risk factors for Anthrax meningitis: see risk factors for Anthrax meningitis

What are the symptoms of Anthrax meningitis?

Symptoms of Anthrax meningitis: see symptoms of Anthrax meningitis

Complications of Anthrax meningitis: see complications of Anthrax meningitis

Incubation period for Anthrax meningitis: The incubation period of inhalation anthrax among humans is unclear, but it is reported to range from 1 to 7 days, possibly ranging up to 60 days. (Source: excerpt from Anthrax: NWHIC)

Can anyone else get Anthrax meningitis?

More information: see contagiousness of Anthrax meningitis
Inheritance: see inheritance of Anthrax meningitis

Anthrax meningitis: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Anthrax meningitis.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Anthrax meningitis.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Anthrax meningitis: Neurologist, Infectious Disease Specialist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Anthrax meningitis.
Treatments for Anthrax meningitis: see treatments for Anthrax meningitis

Name and Aliases of Anthrax meningitis

Main name of condition: Anthrax meningitis

Other names or spellings for Anthrax meningitis:

Inhalation anthrax


By using this site you agree to our Terms of Use. Information provided on this site is for informational purposes only; it is not intended as a substitute for advice from your own medical team. The information on this site is not to be used for diagnosing or treating any health concerns you may have - please contact your physician or health care professional for all your medical needs. Please see our Terms of Use.

Home | Symptoms | Diseases | Diagnosis | Videos | Tools | Forum | About Us | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Site Map | Advertise