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HALI Project When they have finished with the field necropsy and carcass disposal, the field veterinarian and Bw. Afya disinfect and decontaminate their PPE and necropsy equipment so they can return safely to the station. 8) What items should the veterinarian and Bw. Afya disinfect with bleach, and what items should they discard through field incineration? Draw a line from the item on the left to the appropriate method of disinfection or disposal on the right.

Disinfection

Disposal and Incineration

Even though Bw. Afya and the veterinarian were careful to be safe in the field, the veterinarian tells Bw. Afya to report if he develops any illness or swelling of lymph nodes, or if he notices any cuts or scratches that become inflamed with small blisters or swelling. Anthrax can be successfully treated with antibiotics if the signs of infection are noticed and treatment is started quickly. After a long day, Bw. Afya and the veterinarian return to the station to file their necropsy and carcass disposal reports, and to begin informing the local livestock and public health authorities about the anthrax outbreak.

Is there anything you would have done differently than Bwana Afya in this situation? _______________________________________________________________________________________ 30

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