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Dimensions:2835 x 3780 px | 24 x 32 cm | 9.5 x 12.6 inches | 300dpi
Date taken:11 April 2014
Photographer:CAVALLINI JAMES / BSIP
Clostridium tetani is the bacterium responsible for tetanus. Contamination, however minor, in a wound leads to the production of a biological toxin, tetanospasmin, which fixes itself to the nervous system causing spasms and paralysis. Optical microscope x 1000.