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Description:This 1972 photograph revealed the morphology displayed by four colonies of Fusobacterium fusiforme bacteria that were grown on blood agar medium for 48 hours.
Fusobacterium fusiforme is a spindle shaped gram negative bacteria, which colonizes the gingival sulcus of the human oral cavity and has also been isolated from infections of the upper respiratory tract.
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Content Providers(s):CDC/ Dr. V.R. Dowell, Jr.
Creation Date:1972
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CDC Organization
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