ID#: 14676
Caption: This laboratorian was in the process of conducting biochemical tests upon foods suspected of being contaminated with Clostridium botulinum, the bacterium responsible for causing botulism. Here, the technician was extracting a small amount of material from a glass vial, which was about to be tested for the presence of Clostridium botulinum, and botulinum toxin.
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Content Providers(s): CDC/ Dr. V.R. Dowell
Creation Date: 1976
Photo Credit:
CDC Organization
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