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Bacteriologic Chart 1. Gonococcus spp. 2. Pneumococcus spp. 3, Streptococcus pyogenes 4. Micobacterium tuberculosis 5. Vibrio cholerae 6. Corynebacterium diphtheriae 7. Bacterium typhosum 8. Bacterium dysenteriae 9. Achorion Schonleinii [favus fungus] 10. Bacillus anthracis 11. Bacillus aerogenes capsulatus 12. Yeast cells - With buds and ascospores depicted Postmortem Pathology. Henry W. Cattell, 1906.

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Anthrax (Wool Sorter’s Disease): Epidemiology, Pathology, Clinical Manifestations, Diagnosis, Treatment And Prevention

They look like works of modern art but these incredible images actually show some of the world’s deadliest diseases - including the Black Death and anthrax.


Scanning electron micrograph of Bacillus anthracis, commonly known as anthrax. These rod-shaped, Gram-positive, spore-forming bacteria can infect the skin (cutaneous anthrax), causing raised itchy lesions, the lungs (pulmonary anthrax), which is fatal unless treated quickly, and the digestive system (gastrointestinal anthrax), causing vomiting of blood and severe diarrhoea. All forms can be fatal if left untreated.


caracteristicas microscopicas: estructuras alargadas, Bacilos gram positivo, formadores de esporas, cadenas largas en forma de estreptobacilos.


Tissue Infected by the Anthrax Bacterium (Bacillus Anthracis)

Tissue Infected by the Anthrax Bacterium (Bacillus Anthracis) Photographic Print by Michael Abbey at


Anthrax cells. (Scanning electron micrograph (SEM) of anthrax cells in spleen. Anthrax bacteria (Bacillus anthracis) are rod-shaped,Gram-positive bacteria which are highly pathogenic. Commonly an infection of livestock,