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This image depicts a Petri dish containing a sheep’s blood agar (SBA) medium, which had been inoculated with Gram-negative, Yersinia pestis bacteria. Y. pestis is the pathogen responsible for causing human plague. This was the appearance of the colonial growth after 72-hours of incubation at 37ºC.
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Content Providers(s): CDC/ Megan Mathias and J. Todd Parker
Creation Date: 2009
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