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Bacillus anthracis (Anthrax bacterium)

Wikipedia Abstract

Bacillus anthracis is the etiologic agent of anthrax—a common disease of livestock and, occasionally, of humans—and the only obligate pathogen within the genus Bacillus. B. anthracis is a Gram-positive, endospore-forming, rod-shaped bacterium, with a width of 1.0–1.2 µm and a length of 3–5 µm. It can be grown in an ordinary nutrient medium under aerobic or anaerobic conditions.
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Parasite of 
Aepyceros melampus (impala)[1]
Alces alces (moose)[1]
Antidorcas marsupialis (springbok)[1]
Bison bison (American bison)[1]
Connochaetes taurinus (blue wildebeest)[1]
Damaliscus lunatus (topi)[1]
Diceros bicornis (black rhinoceros)[1]
Equus quagga burchellii (Burchell's zebra)[1]
Equus zebra (mountain zebra)[1]
Giraffa camelopardalis (giraffe)[1]
Gorilla gorilla (gorilla)[1]
Lycaon pictus (African wild dog)[1]
Odocoileus virginianus (white-tailed deer)[1]
Oryx gazella (gemsbok)[1]
Pan troglodytes (chimpanzee)[1]
Raphicerus campestris (steenbok)[1]
Syncerus caffer (African buffalo)[1]
Taurotragus oryx (eland)[1]
Tragelaphus strepsiceros (greater kudu)[1]



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1Nunn, C. L., and S. Altizer. 2005. The Global Mammal Parasite Database: An Online Resource for Infectious Disease Records in Wild Primates. Evolutionary Anthroplogy 14:1-2.
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