251210D

251210D
Caption: E. coli (Escherichia coli) - dividing, hemorrhagic 0157:H7 strain. Gram-negative, enteric, facultatively anaerobic, rod prokaryote (bacterium) isolated from the human intestine. Note the extracellular mucopolysaccharide material this hemorrhagice bacterium secretes. This bacterium is fatal to humans if contracted when contaminated meat is cooked inadequately.
Magnification*: x2,200
Type: SEM
Copyright 2009 Dennis Kunkel Microscopy, Inc.
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