ID#: 12481
This photograph depicts the colonial morphology displayed by Gram-negative, Brucella suis bacteria, which were grown on a medium of MacConkey agar, for a 24-hour time period, at a temperature of 37°C. See PHIL 12482 and 12483, for closer views of these bacterial colonies. Brucella spp. bacteria are pathogenic towards humans, and cause a disease known as brucellosis.
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Content Provider(s): CDC/ Amanda Moore, MT; Todd Parker, PhD; Audra Marsh
Creation Date: 2010
Photo Credit: Pete Seidel
CDC Organization
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