ID#: 16875
Note: This illustration was updated in CDC’s Antibiotic Resistance Threats in the United States, 2019 (AR Threats Report). See PHIL 23250, or the link below.

This illustration depicts a three-dimensional (3D), computer-generated image of three drug-resistant, non-typhoidal, Salmonella bacteria. Of note, are the organisms’ peritrichous flagella, i.e., flagella protruding in all directions from the cell wall, and the numerous fimbriae, imparting a furry look to its exterior.

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Content Providers(s): CDC/ Antibiotic Resistance Coordination and Strategy Unit
Creation Date: 2013
Photo Credit: James Archer - Medical Illustrator
Links: PHIL 23250: Drug-resistant, Non-typhoidal, Salmonella bacteria
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Copyright Restrictions: None - This image is in the public domain and thus free of any copyright restrictions.