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Tuberculosis Photos

 

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Photos of the Disease

From the Public Health Image Library
This photomicrograph reveals Mycobacterium tuberculosis bacteria using acid-fast Ziehl-Neelsen stain; Magnified 1000X.

Photo ID#5790
This photomicrograph reveals Mycobacterium tuberculosis bacteria using acid-fast Ziehl-Neelsen stain; Magnified 1000X.

This photomicrograph reveals Mycobacterium tuberculosis bacteria using acid-fast Ziehl-Neelsen stain; Magnified 1000X.

Photo ID# 4427
This photomicrograph reveals Mycobacterium tuberculosis bacteria using acid-fast Ziehl-Neelsen stain; Magnified 1000X.

Here a Lowenstein-Jensen plate culture has been inoculated with 15 strains of Mycobacteria spp..

Photo ID# 2904
Here a Lowenstein-Jensen plate culture has been inoculated with 15 strains of Mycobacteria spp..

A photomicrograph of Mycobacterium tuberculosis bacteria from a sputum specimen, and viewed with Ziehl-Neelsen stain.

Photo ID# 2127
A photomicrograph of Mycobacterium tuberculosis bacteria from a sputum specimen, and viewed with Ziehl-Neelsen stain.

Photomicrograph of a sputum sample containing Mycobacterium tuberculosis.

Photo ID#2128
Photomicrograph of a sputum sample containing Mycobacterium tuberculosis.

M. tuberculosis in a sputum smear is stained using fluorescent auramine with acridine orange counterstain; Mag.-950x.

Photo ID# 6468
M. tuberculosis in a sputum smear is stained using fluorescent auramine with acridine orange counterstain; Mag.-950x.

At a magnification of 13172x, this scanning electron micrograph (SEM) depicted a number of Gram-positive Mycobacterium tuberculosis bacteria. As an obligate aerobic organism M. tuberculosis can only survive in an environment containing oxygen. This bacterium ranges in length between 2 - 4µm, and a width between 0.2 - 0.5µm.

Photo ID# 8436
At a magnification of 13172x, this scanning electron micrograph (SEM) depicted a number of Gram-positive Mycobacterium tuberculosis bacteria.

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Images of People Affected by the Disease

From the Public Health Image Library
An anteroposterior X-ray of a patient diagnosed with advanced bilateral pulmonary tuberculosis.

Photo ID# 2543
An anteroposterior X-ray of a patient diagnosed with advanced bilateral pulmonary tuberculosis.

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