Bacillus anthracis

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Bacillus anthracis
Photomicrograph o Bacillus anthracis (fuchsin-methylene blue spore stain)
Scientific classification
Domain: Bacteria
Phylum: Firmicutes
Cless: Bacilli
Order: Bacillales
Faimily: Bacillaceae
Genus: Bacillus
Species: B. anthracis
Binomial name
Bacillus anthracis
Cohn 1872

Bacillus anthracis is the etiologic agent o anthrax — a common disease o livestock an, occasionally, o humans — an the anly obligate pathogen within the genus Bacillus.[1]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Spencer, RC (Mairch 2003). "Bacillus anthracis". Journal of clinical pathology. 56 (3): 182–7. doi:10.1136/jcp.56.3.182. PMC 1769905. PMID 12610093.