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Case Reports in Infectious Diseases
Volume 2015, Article ID 875829, 2 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/875829
Case Report

A Case of Fatal Gastrointestinal Anthrax in North Eastern Iran

1Department of Infectious Diseases, Emam Reza Hospital, North Khorasan University of Medical Sciences, Bojnurd 74877-94149, Iran
2Department of Pathobiology and Anatomy, School of Medicine, North Khorasan University of Medical Sciences, Bojnurd 74877-94149, Iran
3Medical Diagnostic Laboratory, Emam Reza Hospital, North Khorasan University of Medical Sciences, Bojnurd 74877-94149, Iran

Received 21 November 2014; Revised 11 February 2015; Accepted 19 February 2015

Academic Editor: Lawrence Yamuah

Copyright © 2015 Seyed Ahmad Hashemi et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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