ID#: 11436
This digitally colorized scanning electron microscopic (SEM) image depicts an unidentified flea from a right, lateral perspective. Fleas are known to carry a number of diseases that are transferable to human beings through their bites, including plague, caused by the bacterium, Yersinia pestis.
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Photo Credit: Janice Haney Carr
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