ID#: 3693
This illustration of a photomicrograph of a urethral exudate specimen, revealed the presence of Neisseria gonorrhoeae bacteria. The specimen was harvested from a patient with gonococcal urethritis. Note the typical intracellular, Gram-negative diplococci, as well as pleomorphic, extracellular Gram-negative organisms. These findings were diagnostic for gonococcal urethritis.
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Content Provider(s): CDC/ Dr. Norman Jacobs
Creation Date: 1974
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CDC Organization
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