non-acid-fast

non-acid-fast

readily decolorized by acids after staining; said of bacteria.
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It is caused by Gram-positive, pleomorphic non-spore-forming, non-acid-fast anaerobic or microaerophilic bacilli of the genus Actinomyces.
Actinomycosis is an infectious disease with a worldwide distribution caused by gram-positive, pleomorphic non-spore-forming, non-acid-fast anaerobic or microaerophilic bacilli of the genus Actinomyces.
It is caused by a non-acid-fast, non-spore-forming Gram-positive filamentous bacteria.

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