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  • But while he possessed a working knowledge of Bacillus anthracis, Hatfill had never worked in any capacity with the spore-forming, rod-shaped bacterium.

    The Wrong Man

  • Braga et al. [127] surveyed the UV radiation sensitivity of conidia (spore-forming bodies) of 30 strains belonging to four species of the fungus Metarhizium, an important biological insecticide.

    General characteristics of arctic species and their adaptations in the context of changes in climate and ultraviolet-B radiation levels

  • Anthrax is an acute infectious disease caused by the spore-forming bacterium Bacillus anthracis.


  • The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service characterizes Anthrax as a disease of mammals and humans caused by a spore-forming bacterium called Bacillus anthracis.


  • And the reason is, anthrax is a spore-forming bacterium that will form a tough outer coating that can survive in the elements, but plague, the plague bacterium, Yersinia pestis, is not a spore-former, so that it is relatively fragile in air and cannot survive very long unless it is formulated or manipulated to make it more persistent.

    CNN Transcript Jan 15, 2003

  • Infection means that bacteria, spore-forming bacteria, in this case, has gotten into your body, started to wreak havoc, released its toxins and made someone quite ill.

    CNN Transcript Oct 16, 2001

  • When the temperature reaches 160°F the fungi stop working and the breakdown is continued by actinomycetes and spore-forming strains of bacteria.

    Chapter 4

  • Bacillus thuringiensis var. israelensis (Bti) is a spore-forming bacterium that produces a toxin lethal to mosquito larvae.

    60. Inexpensive blood-screening for HIV

  • Clostridia are mobile, anaerobic and spore-forming microbes.

    Chapter 6

  • - Acid products (i.e. pH less than 4.5) such as fish packed in tomato sauce require very little processing as the heat-resistant, spore-forming pathogenic bacterium, Clostridium botulinum cannot survive under acid conditions.

    Chapter 7


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