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PHIL Image 2179
 
ID#:2179
Description:McLeod's agar plate culture of Corynebacterium diphtheriae, gravis biotype.

Of the three biotypes of C. diphtheriae, i.e. gravis, intermedius, and mitis, the most severe disease is associated with the gravis type, though any strain may produce toxin. Colonial growth pattern determines the biotype.

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Content Providers(s):CDC
Creation Date:1970
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  • CDC - National Immunization Program: The Pink Book
  • CDC - National Immunization Program: Epidemiology and Prevention of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases
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    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 Corynebacterium Infections
    tree picturetree picturetree picturetree picturetree picturetree picture tree picture Diphtheria
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