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Ultrastructural features exhibited by Bacillus anthracis bacteria

Transmission electron microscopic image reveals some of the ultrastructural features exhibited by Bacillus anthracis bacteria. Note that the elongated bacteria were cut in their longitudinal plane, whereas the round-shaped bacteria were sectioned in their transaxial plane. (Image taken by CDC Pathologist Sherif R Zaki (1955-2021) and Elizabeth White in 2001. Courtesy of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Public Health Image Library. Image 1827.)

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