ID#: 16822
This photomicrograph of a Gram-stained rectal smear specimen, revealed the presence of numerous bacteria, normally found amongst the flora in this intestinal environment. Included in the smear were a number of squamous epithelial cells that had been sloughed off when the smear was gathered.
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Content Provider(s): CDC/ Joe Miller
Creation Date: 1975
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CDC Organization
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