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English: A flea infected with yersinia pestis, shown as a dark mass. The foregut of this flea is blocked by a Y. pestis biofilm, which is a prerequisite for efficient transmission.
Source http://www.niaid.nih.gov/labsandresources/labs/aboutlabs/lzp/plaguesection/Pages/hinnebusch.aspx
Author National Institute of Allergies and Infectious Diseases-photographer not listed


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