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bacilli

 [bah-sil´i] (L.)
plural of bacillus.

ba·cil·li

(bă-sil'ī),
Plural of 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]
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Table 1: Frequency of different Imipenem resistant non-fermenter Gram negative bacilli isolates in various clinical specimens (n = 53).
Slides were stained with routine ZN, Kinyoun and fluorescent staining technique using Auramine O and Rhodamine B to demonstrate the presence of acid fast bacilli in tissue.
Table-1 TEST RESULT Direct Gram stain Thick Gram positive bacilli in long chains, few pus cells.
It only stains living TB bacilli, so one immediately sees those bacilli escaping treatment.
The bacilli kept at the laboratory were intended for use in making anthrax vaccines for domestic animals, the paper said.
The 1982 mass infections of O-157 in the United States were the first known outbreak of verocytotoxin-producing colon bacilli infections in the world.
Because most infected people expel relatively few bacilli, transmission of TB usually occurs only after prolonged exposure to someone with active TB.
Morphological observations with the crystal positive bacilli showed the vegetative cells as native, gram positive rods with dimensions of 1.
Four isolates (EB1, EB2, EB3 and EB5) were observed as bacilli, while only one (EB4) was coccus.
Catabolic repression in Bacilli fermentations will be reduced due to the partitioning of substrate and product in the two-phase system.
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.