ID#: 21367
Description: Caption:
Under a magnification of 500X, this image depicted the morphologic characteristics displayed by a number of Gram-positive, Actinomyces viscosus bacterial microcolonies, also referred to as spider colonies, which had been cultivated for a time period of 24-hours, on a growth medium of brain heart infusion (BHI) agar, and under anaerobic conditions. The organisms had been initially harvested from a dog, specifically a Kerry Blue terrier.
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Content Providers(s): CDC/ University of Connecticut Veterinary School; Dr. Lucille K. Georg
Creation Date: 1968
Photo Credit:
CDC Organization
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