Because B anthracis (anthrax) has the potential to be used as a biological weapon and can rapidly progress to systemic anthrax with high mortality in those who are infected and untreated, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) offers clinical guidance that can be quickly implemented when needed.

Pediatric Anthrax Clinical Management and an Executive Summary, were published in Pediatrics in May 2014. 

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