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This photomicrograph of a gastric biopsy specimen, harvested from a patient with cholera, revealed the histopathologic changes indicative of acute and chronic gastritis. It also shows you the overlying mucus membrane of the gastric mucosal epithelium, and it’s thought to be within this mucosal layer that the Vibrio cholerae bacteria multiply.
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Content Providers(s): CDC/ Dr. Gangarosa
Creation Date: 1965
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