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PHIL Image 598
Description:This Giemsa-stained micrograph shows a Trypanosoma cruzi protozoan parasite during its leishmanial stage of development.

T. cruzi, causes “Chagas disease”, a zoonotic disease that can be transmitted to humans by blood-sucking triatomine bugs. Here, the protozoa were cultured in a laboratory setting using a HeLa cell, S-3 culture.

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Content Providers(s):CDC/ Dr. A.J. Sulzer
Creation Date:1970
Photo Credit:
  • CDC - Nat. Cntr. for Infectious Diseases; Div. of Parasitic Diseases; Trypanosomiasis, American
    CDC Organization

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