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PHIL Image 9999
 
ID#:9999
Description:This micrograph depicts Gram-positive C. difficile bacteria from a stool sample culture obtained using a .1µm filter. See PHIL 6260 for a black and white version of this image.

People can become infected if they touch items or surfaces that are contaminated with feces and then touch their mouth or mucous membranes. Healthcare workers can spread the bacteria to other patients or contaminate surfaces through hand contact.

High Resolution:Right click here and select "Save Target As..." for hi-resolution image (7.96 MB)
Content Providers(s):CDC/ Lois S. Wiggs
Creation Date:2004
Photo Credit:Janice Carr
Links:
  • CDC – Div. of Healthcare Quality Promotion (DHQP); Control of Clostridium difficile-Associated Disease (CDAD)
    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 Bacillaceae Infections
    tree picturetree picturetree picturetree picture tree picture Clostridium Infections
    tree picture Organisms
    tree picture tree picture Bacteria
    tree picturetree picture tree picture Endospore-Forming Bacteria
    tree picturetree picturetree picture tree picture Gram-Positive Endospore-Forming Bacteria
    tree picturetree picturetree picturetree picture tree picture Clostridium
    tree picturetree picturetree picturetree picturetree picture tree picture Clostridium difficile
    tree picturetree picturetree picturetree picture tree picture Gram-Positive Endospore-Forming Rods
    tree picturetree picturetree picturetree picturetree picture tree picture Clostridium
    tree picturetree picturetree picturetree picturetree picturetree picture tree picture Clostridium difficile
    tree picturetree picture tree picture Gram-Positive Bacteria
    tree picturetree picturetree picture tree picture Gram-Positive Endospore-Forming Bacteria
    tree picturetree picturetree picturetree picture tree picture Clostridium
    tree picturetree picturetree picturetree picturetree picture tree picture Clostridium difficile
    tree picturetree picturetree picturetree picture tree picture Gram-Positive Endospore-Forming Rods
    tree picturetree picturetree picturetree picturetree picture tree picture Clostridium
    tree picturetree picturetree picturetree picturetree picturetree picture tree picture Clostridium difficile
    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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