Disease Images

Disease Images: Anthrax

Additional resources for Anthrax

Bovine, lymph node. The node is hyperemic and contains multiple dark foci of hemorrhage.

Credit: AFIP
Photo ID: ATX_001

Human, skin. Lesions are raised and have necrotic centers.

Credit: AFIP
Photo ID: ATX_002

Bacillus anthracis is a large, blunt- to square-ended bacterial rod that forms short chains.

Credit: Iowa State University, College of Veterinary Medicine
Photo ID: ATX_003

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These images were annotated by Dr. Steve Sorden and Dr. Claire Andreasen and funding was provided by a USDA Higher Education Challenge Grant in collaboration with the Iowa State University Department of Veterinary Pathology, Center for Food Security and Public Health (CFSPH), Armed Forces Institute of Pathology (AFIP), and Plum Island Animal Disease Center (PIADC).