Twelve anthrax and 28 anthrax-like aerobic strains were comparatively tested. In connection with 11 test processes the string of pearls test alone proved to be positively specific. This procedure makes possible a speedy and certain diagnosis of anthrax therefore, it is suggested that this method be established in anthrax diagnostic.
Trans. from Monatshefte fuer Tierheilkunde (West Germany), v6, n8, 1954.