ID#: 16827
This photomicrograph of a Gram-stained specimen, revealed what was determined to be numerous bacterial flora normally found in a vaginal smear specimen, more accurately referred to as indigenous microbiota. Included in the smear, were numerous Gram-positive bacilli, more commonly referred to as rods, as well as numbers of vaginal epithelial cells were also present, having been sloughed off during the smear extraction process. Gram-negative bacilli were also present in the field of view.
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Content Provider(s): CDC/ Joe Miller
Creation Date: 1975
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