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Description:Under a low magnification of 12.5X, this photomicrograph reveals McCoy cell monolayers with Chlamydia trachomatis inclusion bodies.
Chlamydia, caused by Chlamydia trachomatis, is the most common bacterial sexually transmitted infection. Using cell cultures from the McCoy cell line is one methods implemented in diagnosing Chlamydial infections.
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Content Providers(s):CDC/ Dr. E. Arum, Dr. N. Jacobs
Creation Date:1975
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Links:CDC – Nat. Cntr. for HIV, STD and TB Prevention, Div. of Sexually Transmitted Diseases: Chlamydia in the United States
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