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PHIL Image 17097

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Description:Under the low-power magnification of 5X of a digital Keyence scope, this photograph depicts the colonial growth displayed by Sterne strain members of the Gram-positive bacterium, Bacillus anthracis, which were cultured on sheep blood agar (SBA) medium, for a 24 hour time period, at a temperature of 37°C. See the link below for additional anthrax-related information.

Anthrax is a serious infectious disease caused by gram-positive, rod-shaped bacteria known as Bacillus anthracis. Anthrax can be found naturally in soil and commonly affects domestic and wild animals around the world. Although it is rare, people can get sick with anthrax if they come in contact with infected animals or contaminated animal products.

Contact with anthrax can cause severe illness in both humans and animals. Anthrax is not contagious, which means you can’t catch it like the cold or flu.

High Resolution:Right click here and select "Save Target As..." for hi-resolution image (5.79 MB)
Content Providers(s):CDC/ Dr. Todd Parker. Ph.D.; Assoc. Director for Lab. Science/DPEI(Acting) and LRN Training Coordinator
Creation Date:2014
Photo Credit:Dr. Todd Parker. Ph.D.; Assoc. Director for Lab. Science/DPEI(Acting) and LRN Training Coordinator
Links:
  • CDC – National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID); Anthrax
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    MeSH
    tree picture Analytical, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Techniques and Equipment
    tree picture tree picture Diagnosis
    tree picture Diseases
    tree picture tree picture Bacterial Infections and Mycoses
    tree picturetree picture tree picture Bacterial Infections
    tree picturetree picturetree picture tree picture Gram-Positive Bacterial Infections
    tree picturetree picturetree picturetree picture tree picture Bacillaceae Infections
    tree picturetree picturetree picturetree picturetree picture tree picture Anthrax
    tree picture Organisms
    tree picture tree picture Bacteria
    tree picturetree picture tree picture Endospore-Forming Bacteria
    tree picturetree picturetree picture tree picture Gram-Positive Endospore-Forming Bacteria
    tree picturetree picturetree picturetree picture tree picture Gram-Positive Endospore-Forming Rods
    tree picturetree picturetree picturetree picturetree picture tree picture Bacillaceae
    tree picturetree picturetree picturetree picturetree picturetree picture tree picture Bacillus
    tree picturetree picturetree picturetree picturetree picturetree picturetree picture tree picture Bacillus anthracis
    tree picturetree picture tree picture Gram-Positive Bacteria
    tree picturetree picturetree picture tree picture Gram-Positive Endospore-Forming Bacteria
    tree picturetree picturetree picturetree picture tree picture Gram-Positive Endospore-Forming Rods
    tree picturetree picturetree picturetree picturetree picture tree picture Bacillaceae
    tree picturetree picturetree picturetree picturetree picturetree picture tree picture Bacillus
    tree picturetree picturetree picturetree picturetree picturetree picturetree picture tree picture Bacillus anthracis
    tree picturetree picturetree picture tree picture Gram-Positive Rods
    tree picturetree picturetree picturetree picture tree picture Gram-Positive Endospore-Forming Rods
    tree picturetree picturetree picturetree picturetree picture tree picture Bacillaceae
    tree picturetree picturetree picturetree picturetree picturetree picture tree picture Bacillus
    tree picturetree picturetree picturetree picturetree picturetree picturetree picture tree picture Bacillus anthracis
    Copyright Restrictions:None - This image is in the public domain and thus free of any copyright restrictions. As a matter of courtesy we request that the content provider be credited and notified in any public or private usage of this image.
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