Anthrax | Description
Anthrax ICD-9 022; ICD-10 A22
(Bacillus anthracis, Malignant pustule, Malignant edema, Woolsorter disease, Ragpicker disease)
Anthrax is a disease caused by spore-forming bacteria. The main animals affected by this disease are hoofed animals, such as deer, cattle, goats, and sheep. These animals usually get this disease by swallowing anthrax spores while grazing. People can also be affected by this disease.