ID#: 23268
This photomicrograph of a tissue smear specimen revealed the presence of numerous, Yersinia pestis, formerly known as Pesturella pestis, coccobacilli, the pathogen responsible for causing plague. This tissue specimen was gathered during a 1965, San Francisco, California plague study.
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Content Provider(s): CDC/ Margaret A. Parsons
Creation Date: 1965
Photo Credit:
CDC Organization
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