MRSA / Staphylococcus Aureus Picture

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Staph Infection - Scanning EM
Staph Infection - Scanning EM
Staph Infection - Scanning EM
Staph Infection - Scanning EM
Staph Infection - Scanning EM
Staph Infection - Culture
Staph Infection - Cellulitis
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Staph Infection - Scanning EM

This scanning electron micrograph depicts a grouping of methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) bacteria. These S. aureus bacteria are methicillin-resistant, and are from one of the first isolates in the U.S. that showed increased resistance to vancomycin as well. Note the increase in cell wall material seen as clumps on the organismsí surface.

Gram-Positive Bacteria

Picture & text from CDC/PHIL. For more information see Staph Infection Pictures from CDC


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