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Description:This is a phase-contrast photomicrographic image of Fusobacterium necrophorum.
F. necrophorum is a nonmotile, gram-negative anaerobe that normally inhabitants the pharynx, gastrointestinal tract, and female genital tract. It is one of the major causative agents of Lemierre’s syndrome.
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Content Providers(s):CDC/Dr. Lillian V. Holdeman
Creation Date:1965
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CDC Organization
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