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Description:This photomicrograph reveals cocci-shaped Enterococcus sp. bacteria taken from a pneumonia patient.
Enterococcus sp. is a common, Gram-positive bacteria that can normally be found in the bowel and female genital tract. These bacteria can be spread by fecal-oral transmission, contact with infected body fluids or contact with contaminated surfaces.
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Content Providers(s):CDC/ Dr. Mike Miller
Creation Date:1978
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CDC Organization
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