ID#: 15210
This photomicrograph revealed the presence of Gram-negative, Haemophilus ducreyi bacteria, which had been extracted from a culture, and had formed observable strands of streptobacilli. H. ducreyi causes chancroid, a highly contagious sexually transmitted disease that begins with the formation of painful open sores on the genitals.
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Content Provider(s): CDC/ Susan Lindsley
Creation Date: 1977
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