Caption: Photocomposite - Staphylococcus aureus on the surface of human skin and hair follicle. Numerous desquamating cells are concentrically arranged around the base of the hair shaft. Gram-positive, MRSA, coccus prokaryote (dividing causes food poisoning, toxic shock syndrome and skin and wound infections such as scalded skin syndrome, scarlet fever, erysipelas and impetigo.
Magnification*: x400 bacteria; x260 skin
Type: SEM
Copyright 2002 Dennis Kunkel Microscopy, Inc.
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