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In anthrax peracute sepeticemia, death occurs within
1. 3 hours
2. 24 hours
3. 12 hours
4. 2 hours

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Correct Answer - Option 4 : 2 hours

The correct answer is 2 hours.

  • In peracute sepeticemia death occurs within 2 hours after animal collapsing with convulsions, sudden death in animals that appeared normal is common.
  • In acute septicemia death occurs within 48 to 96 hours clinical signs include fever, anorexia, ruminal stasis, hematuria and blood tinged diarrhea.
  • Pregnant animals may abort and milk production often abruptly decreases.


  • Prevention:
  • Prevention of anthrax in animals is aided by active immunization.
  • The organism is susceptible to penicillin-G, tetracyclines, erythromycin and chloramphenicol.

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