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: 21502B,bacteria,bacterium,E. coli,Escherichia coli,rod,bacilli,bacillus,prokaryote,Gram-negative,Gram negative,facultatively anaerobic,skin,human skin,hair,skin cell,cuticle,dandruff,follicle,hair follicle,keratin,epidermis,epidermal,epithelia,epithelium,epithelial cell,06.01.02,SEM,human hair