anthracoid


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anthracoid

(ˈænθrəˌkɔɪd)
adj
1. (Veterinary Science) resembling anthrax
2. (Chemistry) resembling carbon, coal, or charcoal
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Antibiotic sensitivity Sensitive to Penicillin, Tetracycline, Levofloxacin and Erythromycin Table-2 TEST RESULT RESULT(Anthracoid (our organism) bacilli) Capsule Present Absent Motility Non motile Motile Medusa-head colonies Present Absent Hemolysis on Blood agar Absent Present Turbidity in liquid media Absent Present Salicin fermentation Negative Positive.