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Description:This is a photomicrograph of Streptococcus pneumoniae bacteria having been grown from a blood culture.
Streptococcus pneumoniae, the bacteria responsible for pneumococcal meningitis, is very common, and normally lives in the back of the nose and throat, or the upper respiratory tract.
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Content Providers(s):CDC/Dr. Mike Miller
Creation Date:1978
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Links:CDC – Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases: Streptococcus pneumoniae Disease
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