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Under a magnification of 1719X, this scanning electron microscopic (SEM) image reveals the presence of numerous, Staphylococcus-like organisms, which were discovered on samples of wood collected from steam baths. During an epidemiologic investigation, samples of wood were removed from a sauna suspected of harboring methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) bacteria, responsible for a furunculosis outbreak in rural Alaska.
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Content Providers(s):CDC/ Janice Carr
Creation Date:2004
Photo Credit:Janice Carr
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