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Volume 9, Number 2—February 2003

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Photorhabdus Species: Bioluminescent Bacteria as Human Pathogens?

John G. Gerrard*Comments to Author , Samantha McNevin†, David Alfredson*, Ross Forgan-Smith†, and Neil Fraser‡
Author affiliations: *Gold Coast Hospital, Southport, Queensland, Australia; †Queensland Medical Laboratory, West End, Queensland, Australia; ‡Harbour City Family Practice, Gladstone, Queensland, Australia

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Photorhabdus isolate from patient 2 after 5 days growth at room temperature on sheep blood agar. Arrows indicate the characteristic thin line of “annular” hemolysis surrounding the colonies.

Figure 2Photorhabdus isolate from patient 2 after 5 days growth at room temperature on sheep blood agar. Arrows indicate the characteristic thin line of “annular” hemolysis surrounding the colonies.

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