ID#: 16289
This photomicrograph of a Gram-stained sample, reveals numerous Clostridium perfringens, formerly C. welchii, or Bacillus welchii, type-A bacteria. This specimen originated from a thioglycollate growth medium, after a 24 hour incubation period. Note that some of these bacteria had linked together forming long chains.
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Content Provider(s): CDC/ Dr. Holdeman
Creation Date: 1965
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