ID#: 12056
Under a magnification of 956X, this photomicrograph of a Gram-stained specimen, depicted numbers of Gram-positive, Clostridium tetani bacteria, which had been cultivated on a blood agar plate (BAP), and incubated over a 48 hour time period. Note that several of these organisms had entered their endospore phase, assuming the characteristic tennis racket-type morphology.
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Content Provider(s): CDC/ Dr. Holdeman
Creation Date: 1965
Photo Credit:
CDC Organization
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