96554G

96554G
Caption: Brucella abortus - Gram-negative, coccobacillus prokaryote;causes bovine spontaneous abortion due to its rapid growth in the presence of erythritol (produced in the placenta).This is an example of tissue specificity. This zoonotic microorganism can pass from cattle to humans in contaminated dairy products.
Magnification*: x3,900
Type: SEM
Copyright 1996 Dennis Kunkel Microscopy, Inc.
Keywords: 96554G,aerobic,animal disease,bacteria,bacterial pathogen,bacterium,Brucella abortus,cocci,coccobacilli,coccobacillus,coccoid,coccus,contaminated dairy,erythritol,Gram-negative,human disease,infection,placenta,prokaryote,spontaneous abortion,tissue specificity,zoonotic microorganism,zoonoses,SEM