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Stained using the Shepard cold stain method, this photomicrograph of a Pettit skin smear specimen, revealed the presence of numerous, acid-fast, Mycobacterium leprae bacteria, the pathogen responsible for causing leprosy.
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Content Providers(s): CDC/ Dr. Charles C. Shepard
Creation Date: 1966
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