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Ask The Puma Research Guides: Anthrax

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Anthrax is a disease (acute bacterial infection) caused by the bacterium ‘Bascillus anthacis’ and is best known recently as a medium for biological warfare and bioterrorism.

Call Numbers for Browsing the Shelves


·               UG447  and  UG447.8     

·               RC88 .9

·               RA644 .A6


Circulating Books – A Selected List


·               McCuen, Gary (ed.). Biological terrorism & weapons of mass destruction. 1999.

Call Number: UG477 .B56 1999

·               Solomon, Brian (ed.). Chemical and biological warfare. 1999.

Call Number: UG447. C515 1999

·               Cole, Leonard A. Clouds of secrecy: the Army’s germ warfare tests… 1988.

Call Number: UG447.8 .C65 1987

·               Frist, William H. When every moment counts. 2002.

Call Number: RC88.9 .T47 F75 2002

·               Guillerman, Jeanne. Anthrax: the investigation of a deadly outbreak. 1999.

Call Number: RA644 .A6 G85 1999

·               Thompson, Marilyn. The Killer Strain: Anthrax and a government exposed. 2003.

Call Number: [BROWSING] RA644 .A6 .T48 2003


LINCCWeb online catalog – Search Terms


·               Anthrax

·               Bioterrorism

·               Biological warfare

 Reference Materials


·               McGraw Hill Encyclopedia of Science and Technology

Call Number: REF Q121 .M3 2002

o   Vol. 2, pg. 29-30

·               Gale Encyclopedia of MedicineCall Number: REF RC41 .G35 1999

o   Vol. 1, pg. 189-91

·               Magill’s Medical GuideCall Number: REF RC41 .M34 2002

o   Vol. 1, pg. 131-33


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This Research Guide is designed to help users find information on a particular topic within the Valencia College East Campus Library.  This is by no means a comprehensive list of resources and other resources may be available on this topic.  Please check the LINCCWeb, Valencia East’s online card catalog, to verify the availability of circulating books within the library.  Feel free to ask a librarian for help if you need further assistance.


Copyright 2002

Valencia College East Campus Library

Last Revised on November 4, 2004

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