Anthrax bacteria in the lung

Anthrax bacteria in the lung

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Caption: Coloured scanning electron micrograph of a cluster of anthrax bacteria, Bacillus anthracis, in a capillary of the lung. Spongy tissue surrounding the capillary are lung alveoli. These rod-shaped, Gram positive bacteria are highly pathogenic; commonly an infection of livestock, B. anthracis is transmitted to humans by contact with contaminated animal hair, hides or excrement. Two forms of the disease occur: pneumonia in the lungs (woolsorters disease); severe ulceration of the skin (malignant pustules). Antibiotic treatment, if prompt, may be effective for skin infection. Pulmonary anthrax is fatal in most cases. Magnification: x810 at 6x4. 5cm size.

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Keywords: anthrax, bacillus anthracis, bacteria, bacterial, bacteriology, bacterium, in lung, lung disease, lung infection, micro-organisms, microbe, microbes, microbiology, pulmonary anthrax, scanning electron micrograph, sem, type, woolsorter's disease

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