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. Human skin (epidermis) with hair emerging from hair follicle.
Magnification*: bacteria x 800; follicle x260
Type: SEM
Copyright 2002 Dennis Kunkel Microscopy, Inc.
Keywords: 21602B,06.01.02,bacilli,bacillus,bacteria,bacterium,cuticle,dandruff,E. coli,epidermal,epidermis,epithelial cell,epithelium,Escherichia coli,facultatively anaerobic,follicle,Gram-negative,hair,hair follicle,human skin,keratin,prokaryote,rod,skin,skin cell,SEM,human hair