ID#: 21621
Description: Caption:
This photomicrograph depicted a tissue sample, which had been prepared using the Steiner silver stain method. The image revealed the presence of numerous, corkscrew-shaped, darkly-stained, Treponema pallidum spirochetes. T. pallidum is the bacterium responsible for causing syphilis.
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Content Providers(s): CDC/ Skip Van Orden
Creation Date: 1966
Photo Credit:
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