Caption: Photocomposite - Enterococcus faecium on the surface of human skin and hair follicle. Numerous desquamating cells are concentrically arranged around the base of the hair shaft. Gram-positive, VRE, coccus prokaryote (dividing causes skin and wound infections.
Magnification*: x800 bacteria; x260 skin
Type: SEM
Copyright 2002 Dennis Kunkel Microscopy, Inc.
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