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This photomicrograph shows a stained thin smear of peripheral blood, extracted from a newborn child, born in Colorado in 2011, revealing the presence of numerous Borrelia hermsii spirochetes (arrows), consistent with a tick-borne relapsing fever (TBRF) infection.
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Content Providers(s): CDC/ Bacterial Diseases Branch, Fort Collins, Colorado
Creation Date: 2011
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