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Bacterial pneumonia infection. Light micrograph of pneumonia bacteria (Klebsiella pneumoniae, rod- shaped, pink) among cells in a sample of pus from a pneumonia patient. K. pneumoniae is one of several bacteria that can cause pneumonia (lung inflammation). It causes a severe form that can be a complication of chronic lung diseases. Treatment uses antibiotic drugs. Gram stain. Magnification unknown.
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