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Description:This micrograph depicts Streptococcus pneumoniae bacteria in cerebral spinal fluid using FA staining technique.
The bacterium Streptococcus pneumoniae is responsible for pneumococcal meningitis, is a very common organism, and normally lives in the back of the nose and throat, or the upper respiratory tract.
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Content Providers(s):CDC/Dr. M. S. Mitchell
Creation Date:1964
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Links:CDC – Div. of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases: Streptococcus pneumoniae Disease
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