Fig. 2: Endospore stain of Clostridium tetani

Note the endospore within the rod gives the bacterium a "tennis racquet" shape (arrows).

Photomicrograph of a endospore stain of Clostridium tetani.jpg by Gary E. Kaiser, Ph.D.
Professor of Microbiology, The Community College of Baltimore County, Catonsville Campus
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