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This transmission electron microscopic (TEM) image depicts what had been a thrombus, or blood clot, which had been due to an infection, caused by the bacterium Orientia tsutsugamushi, formerly known as Rickettsia tsutsugamushi. This scenario took place inside a mouse brain capillary. The rickettsial organisms were contained within an endothelial cell, near the cell’s luminal surface.
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Content Providers(s):CDC/ Dr. Edwin P. Ewing, Jr.
Creation Date:1977
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