ID#: 16172
This photomicrograph of a sputum culture sample, revealed the presence of numerous Gram-negative rods, or bacilli, as well as some ovoid-shaped, coccal bacteria, in the case of a patient diagnosed with pneumonia. Note the accompanying white blood cells (WBCs), otherwise known as leukocytes amongst the sputum matrix.
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Content Provider(s): CDC/ Dr. Mike Miller
Creation Date: 1981
Photo Credit:
CDC Organization
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