ID#: 14497
This historic photograph depicted PHS Commissioned Corps officer, Myron G. Schultz, DVM, MD, a member of a 1976, Centers for Disease Control (CDC) field team, while on assignment, in the process of extracting a blood sample of a patient in Peru. See PHIL 5702, for a color version of this image. Dr. Alexander Sulzer (CDC) headed a group of health workers to care for Peruvian patients at risk, or who have been infected with a type of American leishmaniasis, called espundia, caused by Leishmania braziliensis.
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Content Provider(s): CDC/ Dr. A.J. Sulzer
Creation Date: 1976
Photo Credit:
CDC Organization
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Copyright Restrictions: None - This image is in the public domain and thus free of any copyright restrictions.