Sentence Examples with the word anthrax bacillus

Only a single pathogenic species can withstand the short boiling to which milk is ordinarily treated in domestic management, and this is the anthrax bacillus containing spores.

By 1876 the anthrax bacillus had been obtained in pure culture by Koch, and some other pathogenic bacteria had been observed in the tissues, but it was in the decade 1880-1890 that the most important discoveries were made in this field.

Observations made on this property with respect to the anthrax bacillus at first gave the hope that it might explain variations in natural immunity.