However, the difficult aspect of checking the potency of anthrax vaccine is making an assessment in humans. Tests using this pathogenic bacteria is not safe for humans and animals and requires special precautions.
Prophylaxis played a prominent role in controlling anthrax in animals and protection to individuals from infection. Several vaccines has been produced for the anthrax disease.
Humans can become infected from exposure to infected animals or contaminated animal products (including meat, hides, and hair).Anthrax was the first bacterial disease for which effective preventive treatment (prophylaxis) was developed.