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Under a very low magnification of 5X, this photograph depicts a close view of a Petri dish culture plate, upon which colonies of Bacillus anthracis bacteria had been cultivated. In this view, you can see the characteristically tenacious nature exhibited by B. anthracis colonies, whereupon, when disturbed by a probing of the colony, the colonial matter stands on its own without any support.
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Content Providers(s):CDC/ Dr. Brodsky
Creation Date:1966
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CDC Organization
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