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Histopathologic lung tissue changes in a fatal human case of inhalation anthrax

Photomicrograph showing histopathologic changes in a lung tissue sample from a fatal human case of inhalation anthrax (Brown and Brenn (B&B) stain, x500). Note the darkly stained, rod-shaped Bacillus anthracis bacteria. (Source: CDC. Photograph by Dr. LaForce, 1967. Public Health Image Library, image number 1789. Public domain.)

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