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2678

PHIL Image 2678

ID#:2678
Description:A photomicrograph of Neisseria meningitidis recovered from the urethra of an asymptomatic male; Magnified 1125X.

N. meningitidis is responsible for causing “meningococcal” meningitis. This bacterium is not normal flora, but a pathogenic organism that may be present in a large percentage of the population without causing disease.

High Resolution:Right click here and select "Save Target As..." for hi-resolution image (4.31 MB)
Content Providers(s):CDC/ James Volk
Creation Date:1972
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  • Division of AIDS, STD, and TB Laboratory Research: Neisseria meningitides
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    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 Neisseriaceae Infections
    tree picturetree picturetree picturetree picturetree picture tree picture Meningococcal Infections
    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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