Figure 36-4. Transmission electron micrograph of cross-section of cross-section of T pallidum.

Figure 36-4Transmission electron micrograph of cross-section of cross-section of T pallidum

Abbreviations: OE, outer envelope (membrane); AF, axial filament; WM, cell wall membrane; BF, body fibrils. (From Johnson RC, Ritzi DM, Levermore BP et al: Outer envelope of virulent Treponema pallidum. Infect Immun 8:294, 1973, with permission.)

From: Chapter 36, Treponema

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