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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 23248, or the link below.

This illustration depicts a three-dimensional (3D) computer-generated image of a cluster of paired, or diplococcal, vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus (VRE) bacteria. The artistic recreation was based upon scanning electron microscopic (SEM) imagery.

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Content Providers(s): CDC/ Antibiotic Resistance Coordination and Strategy Unit
Creation Date: 2013
Photo Credit: Dan Higgins - Medical Illustrator
Links: PHIL 23248: Vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus (VRE) bacteria
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