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This photomicrograph of a Krajain’s stained chimpanzee tissue sample, revealed the presence of numbers of spiral shaped, Treponema carateum bacteria. T. carateum is the cause of a disease known as pinta, characterized by a painless papule (primary), followed 2 - 18 months later by secondary papules on the hands, feet and scalp.
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Creation Date:1970
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