Origin of tubercle bacillus
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Anthrax, or Bacillus anthracis, is spore-forming bacteria found in soil that most commonly affects cattle.
Might Stevens have encountered spores of Bacillus anthracis during a recent hike through woods in North Carolina?
There are a number of bacilli, called acid-fast bacilli, which stain in the same way as the tubercle bacillus.
It, or a similar bacillus, is sometimes found in the sputum of gangrene of the lung.
The sputum of more advanced cases resembles that of chronic bronchitis, with the addition of tubercle bacilli and elastic fibers.
These globular masses usually contain many tubercle bacilli.
Tubercle bacilli are nearly always present, although animal inoculation may be necessary to detect them.