|Description:||Under the low-power magnification of 10X of a digital Keyence scope , this photograph depicts the colonial growth displayed by Gram-negative Ochrobactrum anthropi bacteria, which were cultured on Thayer-Martin (TM) agar medium, for a 24 hour time period, at a temperature of 37°C.|
Ochrobactrum anthropi bacterium is widely distributed in aquatic environments, and though considered a “low-virulence organism”, and as an emerging human pathogen, has been implicated as a cause for intravenous line infections in individuals who were immunocompromised, undergoing chemotherapeutic treatment for cancer.
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|Content Providers(s):||CDC/ Todd Parker, Ph.D., Assoc Director for Laboratory Science, Div of Preparedness and Emerging Infections at CDC|
|Photo Credit:||Todd Parker, Ph.D., Assoc Director for Laboratory Science, Div of Preparedness and Emerging Infections at CDC|
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