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Park-Williams bacillus

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A special strain of Corynebacterium diphtheriae isolated in the U.S. and used for toxin production.

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A special strain of Corynebacterium diphtheriae isolated in the U.S. and used for toxin production. This strain of bacillus was isolated by Anna Wessels Williams. Williams' bacillus would therefore have been a more approriate term.

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