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Ultrastructural morphology of Bacillus anthracis bacteria on a growth medium of defibrinated horse blood

This photomicrograph reveals some of the ultrastructural morphology of Bacillus anthracis bacteria, which had been processed using M'Fadyean capsule stain and grown at 35°C on a growth medium of defibrinated horse blood. (Photomicrograph taken in 2002 by Larry Stauffer, Oregon State Public Health Laboratory Courtesy of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Public Health Image Library. Image 1881.)

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