ID#: 17464
This photomicrograph, of a Gram-stained rabbit blood culture specimen, revealed the presence of numerous Gram-negative, Haemophilus ducreyi bacteria, which had gathered in a spherical clump. H. ducreyi causes chancroid, a highly contagious, sexually transmitted infection, that begins with the formation of painful open sores on the genitals.
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Content Provider(s): CDC/ Dr. Greg Hammond
Creation Date: 1978
Photo Credit:
CDC Organization
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