Caption: Photocomposite - E. coli on the surface of human skin. Escherichia coli (E. coli) - Gram-negative, facultatively anaerobic, rod prokaryote. E. coli is part of human and animal microbiota. It can cause urinary tract infections, traveler's diarrhea and nosocomial infections. Shown in this image is human skin (epidermis) with a bacteria density of 100 bacteria per square millimeter.
Magnification*: bacteria x200; skin x200
Type: SEM
Copyright 2008 Dennis Kunkel Microscopy, Inc.
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