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This photograph depicts a close view of a 19-year-old woman’s anus, who had presented with an perianal granuloma inguinale lesion of about 8-months duration. See PHIL 18900, for a photomicrograph of a tissue sample extracted from these perianal lesions. Referred to as genital ulcerative disease, and Donovanosis, the disease is caused by the intracellular Gram-negative bacterium, Klebsiella granulomatis formerly Calymmatobacterium granulomatis.
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Content Providers(s):CDC/ Joe Miller, Dr. Cornello Arevalo, Venezuela
Creation Date:1979
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CDC Organization
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