20185B

20185B
Description: 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.
Type: SEM
Magnification:* x2,600
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