Bacillus anthracis


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Bacillus anthracis

[bə¦sil·əs ‚an′thrak·əs]
(microbiology)
A gram-positive, rod-shaped, endospore-forming bacterium that is the causative agent of anthrax; its spores can remain viable for many years in soil, water, and animal hides and products.
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Therefore, confirmation of cutaneous anthrax depends upon a positive PCR for Bacillus anthracis [1][7][8][14] even in patients who have received prior antimicrobial therapy.
Key words: Anthrax, Bacillus anthracis Sterne strain, 16S rRNA, molecular characterization, sequencing, phylogenetic analysis
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