ID#: 9996
Description: Caption:
This digitally-colorized, scanning electron microscopic (SEM) image depicts what were three, round-shaped, Gram-positive, Streptococcus pneumoniae bacteria (lavender), as they were being attacked by an irregularly-shaped white blood cell (WBC) (pink). Note what appeared to be unidentified organisms in the upper left corner.
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Content Providers(s): CDC/ Dr. Richard Facklam
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Photo Credit: Janice Haney Carr
CDC Organization
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