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Description:Yersinia pestis, Direct Fluorescent Antibody Stain (DFA), 40x Magnification.
Positive identification of the bacillus may be facilitated through the application of DFA stain and its affinity for the Y. pestis' capsular antigen.
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Content Providers(s):CDC/ Courtesy of Larry Stauffer, Oregon State Public Health Laboratory
Creation Date:2002
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Links:CDC - National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases; Division of Vector-Borne Infectious Diseases; Plague Home Page
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