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Description:Magnified 956X, this Gram-stained photomicrograph depicted numerous Gram-negative Fusobacterium sp. bacteria, which had been cultured for a 24 hour time period on a thioglycollate medium.
Pathogenic to humans, Fusobacterium spp. bacteria have been linked to a number of disease including periodontal disease, skin ulcerations, and Lemierre syndrome (LS).
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Content Providers(s):CDC/ Dr. Holdeman
Creation Date:1965
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CDC Organization
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