Lecture 19 ? Bacillus


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~ 60 species; Gram-positive or Gram-variable bacilli Large (0.5 x 1.2 to 2.5 x 10 um) Most are saprophytic contaminants or normal flora Bacillus anthracis is most important member Produce endospores Aerobic or facultatively anaerobic Catalase positive (most) Rapidly differentiates from Clostridium B
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