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PHIL Image 12261
 
ID#:12261
Description:As a closer view of PHIL 12259, and a slightly-closer view of PHIL 12260, this photograph depicts the colonial morphology displayed by Gram-negative Yersinia pestis bacteria, which was grown on a medium of sheep’s blood agar (SBA), for a 72 hour time period, at a temperature of 37°C.

Classification:

Yersinia was formerly classified in the family Pasteurellaceae, but based on DNA- DNA hybridization similarities to Escherichia coli, the Yersinia group has been reclassified as members of the Enterobacteriaceae family (Farmer, 1995).

High Resolution:Right click here and select "Save Target As..." for hi-resolution image (30.14 MB)
Content Providers(s):CDC/ Dr. Todd Parker, Audra Marsh
Creation Date:2010
Photo Credit:Dr. Todd Parker
Links:
  • CDC - National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases; Division of Vector-Borne Infectious Diseases; Plague Home Page
    Categories:
    CDC Organization

    MeSH
    tree picture Diseases
    tree picture tree picture Bacterial Infections and Mycoses
    tree picturetree picture tree picture Bacterial Infections
    tree picturetree picturetree picture tree picture Gram-Negative Bacterial Infections
    tree picturetree picturetree picturetree picture tree picture Enterobacteriaceae Infections
    tree picturetree picturetree picturetree picturetree picture tree picture Yersinia Infections
    tree picturetree picturetree picturetree picturetree picturetree picture tree picture Plague
    tree picture Organisms
    tree picture tree picture Animals
    tree picturetree picture tree picture Invertebrates
    tree picturetree picturetree picture tree picture Arthropods
    tree picturetree picturetree picturetree picture tree picture Insects
    tree picturetree picturetree picturetree picturetree picture tree picture Fleas
    tree picture tree picture Bacteria
    tree picturetree picture tree picture Gram-Negative Bacteria
    tree picturetree picturetree picture tree picture Gram-Negative Facultatively Anaerobic Rods
    tree picturetree picturetree picturetree picture tree picture Enterobacteriaceae
    tree picturetree picturetree picturetree picturetree picture tree picture Yersinia
    tree picturetree picturetree picturetree picturetree picturetree picture tree picture Yersinia pestis
    tree picturetree picture tree picture Proteobacteria
    tree picturetree picturetree picture tree picture Gammaproteobacteria
    tree picturetree picturetree picturetree picture tree picture Enterobacteriaceae
    tree picturetree picturetree picturetree picturetree picture tree picture Yersinia
    tree picturetree picturetree picturetree picturetree picturetree picture tree picture Yersinia pestis
    Copyright Restrictions:None - This image is in the public domain and thus free of any copyright restrictions. As a matter of courtesy we request that the content provider be credited and notified in any public or private usage of this image.
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