ID#: 9994
Under a magnification of 20,000X, this digitally-colorized, scanning electron microscopic (SEM) image depicts a grouping of methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) bacteria. See PHIL 617 for a black and white view of this image. These MRSA bacteria are from one of the first isolates in the U.S. that showed increased resistance to vancomycin as well.
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Content Provider(s): CDC/ Jim Biddle
Creation Date: 1998
Photo Credit: Janice Haney Carr
CDC Organization
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Copyright Restrictions: None - This image is in the public domain and thus free of any copyright restrictions.