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Unformatted text preview: robic, nonmotile, gram-positive rod that forms an antiphagocytic capsule. Bacillus species are capable of forming spores that can survive long periods of harsh conditions. Anthrax Where does Anthrax live? Bacillus anthracis is found in soils where animals that have died of anthrax live. How does Anthrax cause disease/kill?
Animation Sumanas Anthrax How is Anthrax transmitted? Cutaneous anthrax is transmitted by direct contact with endospore-contaminated material infected tissue, carcasses of dead animals. Inhalational anthrax is transmitted by airborne particle...
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This note was uploaded on 04/29/2009 for the course BIOL 301 taught by Professor Kocache,m during the Spring '08 term at George Mason.
- Spring '08