Volume 8, Number 10—October 2002
Coordinated Response to Reports of Possible Anthrax Contamination, Idaho, 2001
|Characteristics||aConfirmed cases, n=10 (%)||Idaho suspected cases, n=9b (%)|
|Postal worker or mail sorter||8 (80)||6/11c (54)|
|Fever/chills||10 (100)||2 (22)|
|Fatigue/malaise||10 (100)||8 (89)|
|Sweats||7 (70)||2 (22)|
|Cough||9 (90)||7 (78)|
|Nausea or vomiting||9 (90)||2 (22)|
|Dyspnea||8 (80)||3 (33)|
|Rhinorrhea||1 (10)||4 (44)|
aCases confirmed by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
bNine of the suspected inhalational cases had charts available for review.
cEleven suspected inhalational anthrax cases and one suspected cutaneous case.
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