This photograph depicts the colonial morphology displayed by Gram-positive, Pasteur strain, Bacillus anthracis bacteria, which was grown on a medium of phenylethyl alcohol agar (PEA), for a 24 hour time period, at a temperature of 37�C. See PHIL 12393 for a closer view of these bacterial colonies. B. anthrax is the bacterial pathogen, which causes the disease known as anthrax.
CDC/ Amanda Moore, MT; Todd Parker, PhD; Audra Marsh
December 3, 2012
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