ID#: 21032
Under a magnification of 1000X, this tissue sample, stained using the Gram-stain technique, had been extracted from a gallbladder empyema, in a case of actinomycosis. Histologic analysis of this sample of pus, revealed the presence of numerous, rod-shaped, darkly staining, filamentous Actinomyces sp. bacteria.
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Creation Date: 1968
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