28470C

28470C
Caption: Moraxella catarrhalis - gram-negative, aerobic, oxidase-positive, diplococcus bacterium. Moraxella catarrhalis, formerly known as Branhamella catarrhalis, may colonize and cause respiratory tract infections in humans. M. catarrhalis has been implicated in a variety of infections, including: bronchitis, sinusitis, laryngitis, bronchopneumonia and otitis media. M. osloensis is another species that is pathogenic in humans.
Magnification*: x2,000
Type: SEM
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