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Produced by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), this digitally colorized, scanning electron microscopic (SEM) image, depicts two, yellow-colored, spherical, methicillin-resistant, Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) bacteria, that were in the process of being phagocytized by a blue-colored human white blood cell (WBC), known specifically as a neutrophil.
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Content Providers(s): National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
Creation Date: 2009
Photo Credit: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
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