ID#: 12576
This image depicts a primary syphilitic chancre located at a patient’s anal orifice, caused by the bacterium Treponema pallidum. For a light microscopic view of this bacterial spirochete, as well as a scanning electron microscopic (SEM) view, see PHIL 836 and 1971, respectively.
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Content Provider(s): CDC/ Robert Sumpter
Creation Date: 1967
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CDC Organization
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Copyright Restrictions: None - This image is in the public domain and thus free of any copyright restrictions.