97214E

97214E
Caption: Neisseria meningitidis - Gram-negative, coccus prokaryote (dividing). Note the single encapsulated cells; causes meningitis and Waterhouse-Friderichson syndrome (a fulminating meningococcal infection occurring mainly in children under ten years of age).
Magnification*: x3,250
Type: SEM
Copyright l998 Dennis Kunkel Microscopy, Inc.
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