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Volume 9, Number 3—March 2003

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Electron Microscopy for Rapid Diagnosis of Emerging Infectious Agents1

Paul R. Hazelton*Comments to Author  and Hans R. Gelderblom†
Author affiliations: *University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB, Canada; †Robert Koch-Institut, Berlin, Germany

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Figure 7

A. A colony of Bacillus anthracis was suspended, inactivated, and negatively contrasted with aqueous uranyl acetate, as described for Figure 4. The microorganisms, which grow in long chains, do not have flagella. B. The ubiquitous B. subtilis may also grow as long chains. However, in contrast to B. anthracis, the B. subtilis cells show distinct flagella (arrow). Bar = 2.5 μm.

Figure 7. A. A colony of Bacillus anthracis was suspended, inactivated, and negatively contrasted with aqueous uranyl acetate, as described for Figure 4. The microorganisms, which grow in long chains, do not have flagella. B. The ubiquitous B. subtilis may also grow as long chains. However, in contrast to B. anthracis, the B. subtilis cells show distinct flagella (arrow). Bar = 2.5 μm.

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1Both authors contributed equally to this review.

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