Clostridioides difficile (electron microscopy)

Case contributed by Assoc Prof Frank Gaillard

Obtained after an outbreak this micrograph depicts Gram-positive Clostridioides difficile bacteria. These C. difficile organisms were cultured from a stool sample obtained during an outbreak of gastrointestinal illness, and extracted using a .1µm filter.

Author: CDC/ Lois S. Wiggs

Original file: ID#:6253

Modifications: cropped and modified black bar

License: This work is in the public domain in the United States because it is a work of the United States Federal Government under the terms of Title 17, Chapter 1, Section 105 of the US Code. See Copyright.

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rID: 36405
Published: 10th May 2015
Last edited: 27th Jan 2020
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