Bacillus anthracis


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Related to Bacillus anthracis: Corynebacterium diphtheriae, Vibrio cholerae, Bacillus anthracis toxin
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Noun1.Bacillus anthracis - a species of bacillus that causes anthrax in humans and in animals (cattle and swine and sheep and rabbits and mice and guinea pigs)Bacillus anthracis - a species of bacillus that causes anthrax in humans and in animals (cattle and swine and sheep and rabbits and mice and guinea pigs); can be used a bioweapon
B, bacillus - aerobic rod-shaped spore-producing bacterium; often occurring in chainlike formations; found primarily in soil
bioarm, biological weapon, bioweapon - any weapon usable in biological warfare; "they feared use of the smallpox virus as a bioweapon"
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coli and Bacillus subtilis bacteria, and told the source Tuesday they had other organisms to test, including Bacillus licheniformis and Bacillus anthracis, the FBI said.
This report provides information on the therapeutic development for Bacillus Anthracis Infections, complete with latest updates, and special features on late-stage and discontinued projects.
MDX-1303 is a fully human antibody designed to protect against inhalation anthrax, the most lethal form of illness in humans caused by the Bacillus anthracis bacterium.
and his colleagues were already sequencing the DNA of Bacillus anthracis when letters containing spores of the anthrax bacterium started showing up last fall.
The swab kit meets the specifications laid out by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in its November 2001 publication, Procedures for Collecting Surface Environmental Samples for Culturing Bacillus anthracis.
For example, the virulent insect pathogen Bacillus thuringiensis is genetically closely related to the human pathogen Bacillus anthracis, the cause of anthrax (3).
Biodefense medicine primarily concerns respiratory infections because bioweapons in their deadliest form disperse Bacillus anthracis and Yersinia pestis, the causes of anthrax and plague, and highly contagious viruses like smallpox, Ebola, and Marburg as aerosols.
announced today, December 18, 2003, that it has received 510(K) clearance from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for RedLine Alert(TM), an antibody-based test kit for use as an aid in the clinical laboratory identification of Bacillus anthracis colonies from culture plates.
The microbe that causes anthrax, Bacillus anthracis, can release its toxin in both animals and people.
10:00 am - 11:30 am: E-1446/171 Determination of In Vitro Activity of Gemifloxacin against Strains of Bacillus anthracis (BA) and Yersinia pestis (YP) (poster)