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This illustration depicts a photomicrograph of a sputum specimen, and revealed the presence of numerous, Mycobacterium tuberculosis bacteria. This bacterium can attack any part of the body, though usually the lungs, causing tuberculosis, and is spread through inhalation of infected sputum from a coughing, or sneezing individual.
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Creation Date: 1979
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