ID#: 2896
This is a photomicrograph of a blood culture revealing the presence of numerous, Gram-positive, Streptococcus pneumoniae bacteria, the organism responsible for causing pneumococcal meningitis, and normally lives in the back of the nose and throat, and the upper respiratory tract.
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Content Provider(s): CDC/ Dr. Mike Miller
Creation Date: 1978
Photo Credit:
CDC Organization
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Copyright Restrictions: None - This image is in the public domain and thus free of any copyright restrictions.