January 6, 2013

Nursing Tip of the Day! - Infectious Diseases

Category: Infectious Diseases 
Spores of bacillus anthracis (anthrax) are gram-positive encapsulated, non-motile rods. The spores are resistant to desiccation, extremes of temperature and pH, ultraviolet radiation, many disinfectants and can ramain viable for 60 years.