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This image depicts a man whose left forearm exhibited a large cutaneous lesion, which had been diagnosed as a case of cutaneous anthrax, caused by the bacterium, Bacillus anthracis. Note the characteristic dark-brown to black-colored eschar that covers the lesion, from which the bacterium derives its name, being that the color resembles that of anthracite coal. The photographed had been captured by Georgian Field Epidemiology Training Program (FETP) resident, Archil Navdarashvili, while at Rustavi Hospital, in the country of Georgia, on August 25, 2012.
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Content Providers(s):CDC/ Archil Navdarashvili, Georgia (Republic)
Creation Date:2012
Photo Credit:Archil Navdarashvili, Georgia (Republic)
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