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Shigellosis: Shigella flexneri (?) infection: microscopic view of faeces, showing mucus-secreting cells. Watercolour by P.H. Manson-Bahr, ca. 1930.
- Manson-Bahr, Philip H. Sir, 1881-1966.
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1 drawing : pencil with watercolour and gouache ; image 9.5 cm in diameter
Bacillary dysentery. Chronic. Shiga infection from India, multiple arthritis and periarthritis three months duration. Shows rigidity of mucous membrane and scattered bleeding granulomatous areas. (Cured by protein shock and bowel lavage)
This drawing is one of a collection of original drawings and photographs, by Sir Philip Henry Manson-Bahr and others, depicting microscopic images of the organisms and pathological findings associated with dysentery and other communicable diseases
Wellcome Library no. 570573i
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