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Under a magnification of 158X, this photomicrograph of a Warthin-Starry stained heart tissue specimen, revealed the presence of a number of Borrelia burgdorferi spirochetes, the cause of Lyme disease. At this stage, after having infected the heart muscle, the disease is more specifically referred to as Lyme carditis.
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Content Providers(s):CDC/ Sherif Zaki, M.D. Ph.D.; DVBD
Creation Date:2013
Photo Credit:Dr. Sherif Zaki
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