Caption: Photocomposite - E. coli on the surface of human skin and hair follicle. Numerous desquamating cells are concentrically arranged around the base of the hair shaft. Escherichia coli (E. coli) - Gram-negative, facultatively anaerobic, rod prokaryote. Part of human and animal microbiota. E. coli can cause urinary tract infections, traveler's diarrhea and nosocomial infections.
Magnification*: bacteria x200; skin/follicle x260
Type: SEM
Copyright 2002 Dennis Kunkel Microscopy, Inc.
Keywords: 06.01.02,21502A,bacilli,bacillus,bacteria,bacterium,cuticle,dandruff,E. coli,epidermal,epidermis,epithelial cell,epithelium,Escherichia coli,facultatively anaerobic,follicle,Gram negative,Gram-negative,hair follicle,human skin,keratin,prokaryote,rod,skin cell,skin bacteria,skin bacterium,SEM,human hair