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Zebrafish Treated for TB

Caption: The top zebrafish is heavily infected with TB bacteria, which are green fluorescent. The bottom fish has been treated with isoniazid for five days. While most of the infection is cleared, making the bottom fish barely visible, you still can see the residual, antibiotic-tolerant bacteria.

Credit: Lalitha Ramakrishnan Lab

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