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Produced by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), this digitally colorized scanning electron microscopic (SEM) image, depicts a green-colored, spiral shaped, Borrelia hermsii bacterium, set atop a number of red-colored red blood cells (RBCs). B. hermsii is the causative agent of the illness, tick-borne relapsing fever (TBRF).
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Content Providers(s): National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
Creation Date: 2014
Photo Credit: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
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