ID#: 14351
This illustration from 1979; depicts a photomicrographic view of a culture specimen revealing the presence of numerous; Borrelia recurrentis bacteria; which cause European relapsing fever. This bacterium is transmitted from person-to-person by way of the human body louse; Pediculus humanus var. corporis.
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Content Provider(s): CDC
Creation Date: 1954
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CDC Organization
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