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PHIL Image 2125
 
ID#:2125
Description:A photomicrograph of Corynebacterium diphtheriae taken from an 18 hour culture, and using Albert's stain.

Corynebacterium diphtheriae causes Diphtheria that affects the upper respiratory tract, where an inflammatory exudate causes severe obstruction to the breathing airways, and sometimes suffocation.

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Content Providers(s):CDC
Creation Date:1979
Photo Credit:
Links:
  • CDC - National Immunization Program - The Pink Book
  • CDC - National Center for Infectious Diseases
    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-Positive Bacterial Infections
    tree picturetree picturetree picturetree picture tree picture Actinomycetales Infections
    tree picturetree picturetree picturetree picturetree picture tree picture Actinomycosis
    tree picturetree picturetree picturetree picturetree picture tree picture Corynebacterium Infections
    tree picturetree picturetree picturetree picturetree picturetree picture tree picture Diphtheria
    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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