ID#: 10538
Under a magnification of 125X, and prepared using the Brown & Brenn method of staining, this photomicrograph reveals histopathologic changes indicative of the presence of the Gram-positive, rod-shaped bacteria, Propionibacterium propionicus, formerly known as Arachnia propionica, which is one of the causative agents of the disease actinomycosis. See PHIL 4201, and 4217 for two additional views of this granule at under successively greater magnifications.
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Content Provider(s): CDC/ Dr. Libero Ajello
Creation Date: 1972
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