ID#: 18944
Obtained from an eye swab performed on a patient in Thailand, who had contracted an infection known as Acanthamoeba keratitis, this specimen was cultured on a fibroblast tissue culture agar plate. This transmission electron microscopic (TEM) image revealed Acanthamoeba sp. organisms in the cystic stage of their life cycle.
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Content Provider(s): CDC/ Dr. John Hierholzer
Creation Date: 1974
Photo Credit:
CDC Organization
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