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This illustration depicts a three-dimensional (3D) computer-generated image of a group of clindamycin-resistant Group-B Streptococcus (GBS), also known as S. agalactiae, bacteria, which were arranged in chains. The artistic recreation was based upon scanning electron microscopic (SEM) imagery. If you look carefully, you will be able to see a number of these organisms undergoing the process of cell division along the long axis of their respective chains.
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Content Providers(s):CDC/ James Archer
Creation Date:2013
Photo Credit:U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - Medical Illustrator
CDC Organization
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