Agar Plate

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Title: Agar Plate
Description: Red blood cells on an agar plate are used to diagnose infection. The plate on the left shows a positive staphyloccus infection. The plate on the right shows a positive streptococcus infection and with the halo effect shows specifically a beta-hemolytic group A. Both plates are being held by a gloved technicians hands. These infections can occur in patients on chemotherapy.
Topics/Categories: Science and Technology -- Laboratory Techniques/Equipment
Type: Color, Photo
Source: Clinical Center Communications
Creator: Bill Branson (Photographer)
AV Number: AV-8510-3737
Date Created: October 1985
Date Added: January 1, 2001
Reuse Restrictions: None - This image is in the public domain and can be freely reused. Please credit the source and, where possible, the creator listed above.