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HIV cultureHIV
Scanning electron micrograph of HIV-1 budding from cultured lymphocyte.
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TEM depiction of HIV particlesHIV
This thin-section transmission electron micrograph (TEM) depicted the ultrastructural details of a number of ”human immunodeficiency virus” (HIV) virus particles, or virions.
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Chlamydia cultureChlamydia
This McCoy cell monolayer micrograph reveals a number of intracellular Chlamydia trachomatis inclusion bodies; Magnified 50X.
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Gonorrhea CultureGonorrhea
This photomicrograph reveals the histopathology in an acute case of gonococcal urethritis using Gram-stain technique.
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Hepatitis B cultureHepatitis B
This transmission electron micrograph reveals the presence of hepatitis B virions. The large round virions are known as Dane particles.
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Herpes cultureHerpes
This negatively-stained transmission electron micrograph reveals the presence of numerous herpes simplex virions, members of the Herpesviridae virus family.
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Syphilis cultureSyphilis
This electron micrograph shows Treponema pallidum on cultures of cotton-tail rabbit epithelium cells (Sf1Ep). Treponema pallidum is the causative agent of syphilis.
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Tuberculosis culture Tuberculosis
Under a high magnification of 15549x, this colorized scanning electron micrograph depicts some of the ultrastructural details seen in the cell wall configuration of a number of Gram-positive Mycobacterium tuberculosis bacteria.
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