ID#: 1971
This 1980 scanning electron microscopic (SEM) image depicts a cluster of spiral-shaped, Treponema pallidum bacteria, atop a culture of cotton-tail rabbit epithelium cells, also known as Sf1Ep-cells. T. pallidum is the causative agent of syphilis.
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Content Provider(s): CDC/ Dr. David Cox
Creation Date: 1980
Photo Credit:
CDC Organization
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Copyright Restrictions: None - This image is in the public domain and thus free of any copyright restrictions.