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Note: This illustration was updated in CDC’s Antibiotic Resistance Threats in the United States, 2019 (AR Threats Report). See PHIL 23247, or the link below.

Based on photomicrographic data, this 3-dimensional (3D) illustration depicts the ultrastructural morphology exhibited by a single Gram-positive Clostridium difficile bacillus.

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Content Provider(s): CDC/ Antibiotic Resistance Coordination and Strategy Unit
Creation Date: 2014
Photo Credit: Jennifer Oosthuizen - Medical Illustrator
Links: PHIL 23247: Gram-positive Clostridium difficile bacteria
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Copyright Restrictions: None - This image is in the public domain and thus free of any copyright restrictions.