Clinical Management of Potential Bioterrorism-Related Conditions
Adalja, A., Toner, E., and Inglesby, T. (2015). Clinical Management of Potential Bioterrorism-Related Conditions. New England Journal of Medicine. 372:954-62.
The authors review the clinical management of five diseases caused by category A agents: anthrax, smallpox, pneumonic plague, botulism, and tularemia. For anthrax, they discuss the three forms found in humans, special considerations for children and women, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention. For the other four diseases, they describe cardinal features, diagnosis, and treatment and prevention.