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Image from atlas entry: Bordetella

Figure 2. Bordetella pertussis seen in gram stain of sputum specimen.

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Associated Organisms
Organ System
  • Nasopharynx
Image Technique
  • Photomicrography
Lab Technique
  • Gram Stain
Specimen Type
  • Nasopharyngeal Swab
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Other Notes
Figure 1 was contributed by Judith Holden, MT (ASCP), MPH of the Microbiology Laboratories at the Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA.