ID#: 20488
Using the dark field visualization technique, this photomicrograph revealed the presence of Treponema pallidum bacterial spirochetes, which exhibited their characteristic corkscrew shape. T. pallidum caused the sexually transmitted disease known as syphilis.
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Content Provider(s): CDC/ Richard O. Deitrick
Creation Date: 1965
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CDC Organization
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