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  • The wool of sheep who die of the disease finds its way into commerce, and those employed in handling the wool have a form of anthrax known as wool-sorters 'disease in which lesions are found in the lungs, the organisms being mingled with the wool dust and inspired.

    Disease and Its Causes

  • Consider wool-sorters, tea-tasters, shepherds who know every sheep personally, etc.etc. Page 85.

    The Life and Letters of Thomas Henry Huxley

  • Consider wool-sorters, tea-tasters, shepherds who know every sheep personally, etc.etc. Page 85.

    Life and Letters of Thomas Henry Huxley — Volume 3

  • Anthrax, sometimes known as "wool-sorters 'disease", is extremely rare in the UK, and no cases have ever been found in British livestock.

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  • We next inspected the wool tables, to which two boys were incessantly bringing armfuls of rolled-up fleeces; these were laid on the tables before the wool-sorters, who opened them out, and pronounced in a moment to which _bin_ they belonged; two or three men standing behind rolled them up again rapidly, and put them on a sort of shelf divided into compartments, which were each labelled, so that the quality and kind of wool could be told at a glance.

    Station Life in New Zealand

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