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This phase-contrast photomicrograph of an unidentified specimen, revealed some of the ultrastructural morphology exhibited by the fungal organism, Fusobacterium necrophorum, 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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