97380D

97380D
Caption: Fusobacterium nucleatum - Gram-negative, anaerobic, nonmotile rod prokaryote (characterized by a long, slender shape and pointed ends). Human microbiota (of the mouth and upper respiratory tract), susceptible to penicillin. Occasional cause of abscesses and blood infections. Possible role in periodontal disease.
Magnification*: x5,000
Type: SEM
Copyright 1998 Dennis Kunkel Microscopy, Inc.
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