20185A

20185A
Caption: Lactobacillus plantarum - Gram-positive, rod prokaryote, non-spore forming, anaerobic or microaerophilic, occurs singly or in pairs. Very rarely pathogenic and is part of the normal flora in man and animals (mouth, vagina, and intestinal tract "beneficial bacteria" or "probiotics". It has been reported to cause endocarditis, neonatal meningitis and bacteremia.
Magnification*: x2,600
Type: SEM
Copyright 2000 Dennis Kunkel Microscopy, Inc.
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