ID#: 19059
Note: This illustration was updated in CDC’s Antibiotic Resistance Threats in the United States, 2019 (AR Threats Report). See PHIL 23234, or the link below.

This illustration depicts a three-dimensional (3D) computer generated image of a group of methicillin-resistant, Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) bacteria, which were arranged in a cluster. The artistic recreation was based upon scanning electron microscopic (SEM) imagery.

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Content Provider(s): CDC/ Antibiotic Resistance Coordination and Strategy Unit
Creation Date: 2013
Photo Credit: Jennifer Oosthuizen - Medical Illustrator
Links: PHIL 23234: Methicillin-resistant, Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) bacteria
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Copyright Restrictions: None - This image is in the public domain and thus free of any copyright restrictions.