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bacilli

 [bah-sil´i] (L.)
plural of bacillus.

ba·cil·li

(bă-sil'ī),
Plural of bacillus.

bacilli

/ba·cil·li/ (bah-sil´i) plural of bacillus.

bacilli

[bəsil′ī] sing. bacillum
Etymology: L, bacillum, small rod
any rod-shaped bacteria. See Bacillus.

ba·cil·li

(bă-sil'ī)
Plural of bacillus.

Ba·cil·lus

(bă-sil'ŭs)
A genus of aerobic or facultatively anaerobic, spore-forming, ordinarily motile bacteria; these organisms are chemoheterotrophic and are found primarily in soil. A few species are animal pathogens; some species evoke antibody production.
[L. dim. of baculus, rod, staff]

ba·cil·lus

, bacilli (bă-sil'ŭs, -'ī)
1. A vernacular term used to refer to any member of the bacterial genus Bacillus.
2. Term used to refer to any rod-shaped bacterium.
[L. dim. of baculus, a rod, staff]

bacilli

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Slides were stained with routine ZN staining, Kinyoun staining and fluorescent staining technique using Auramine O and Rhodamine B to demonstrate the acid fast bacilli in tissue.
De acuerdo a las caracteristicas morfologicas de las colonias, forma bacteriana bacilar Gram positiva, prueba de catalasa positiva y produccion de esporas, los aislados se identificaron como pertenecientes a la clase Bacilli.
If after treatment the FDA-test was negative, in 95 percent of cases more elaborate tests didn't find active bacilli in the patient's sputum either.
The bacilli kept at the laboratory were intended for use in making anthrax vaccines for domestic animals, the paper said.
He showed that bacilli could be isolated in pure cultures and produce tuberculosis in animals that were inoculated.
Ever since, around 2,000 people annually have been infected with the colon bacilli.
People are most likely to be contagious when their sputum contains bacilli, when they cough frequently and when the extent of their lung disease, as revealed by a chest x-ray, is great.
Isolation and Identification of Nitrogen-Fixing Bacilli from Plant Rhizosphere in Beijing Region.
A cytospin slide prepared from the broth was positive for acid-fast bacilli by Kinyoun stain.
The purulent fluid was sent to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for aerobic, anaerobic, fungal, and acid-fast bacilli staining and culture.
Rather, the pool of latent tubercle bacilli in asymptomatic individuals must also be targeted - a noble goal, but one that is impossible to achieve for now.
However, direct microbiologic confirmation of BCG infection was lacking because cultures were negative and Ziehl-Neelsen and periodic acid-Schiff staining did not show acid-fast bacilli, other bacteria, or fungi in these specimens.