97383D

97383D
Caption: Fusobacterium nucleatum - Gram-negative, anaerobic, nonmotile, rod prokaryote with 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 stream. infections. Possible role in periodontal disease.
Magnification*: x3,250
Type: SEM
Copyright 1998 Dennis Kunkel Microscopy, Inc.
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