ID#: 19112
Histochemically processed using acridine orange stain, this thioglycollate blood culture revealed the presence of dysgonic fermenter-2 (DF2) bacteria, amongst numbers of red blood cells (RBCs). A DF2 bacterium is an example of a slow-growing, fermentative bacillus, requiring carbon dioxide for its growth. This specimen was under a magnification of 630X.
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Content Provider(s): CDC/ Dr. Mike Miller
Creation Date: 1982
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