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Clostridium difficile

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A colour-enhanced scanning electron micrograph image showing a cluster of Clostridium difficile on a surface. Clostridium difficile is a species of Gram-positive bacteria that causes severe diarrhea and other intestinal disease when competing bacteria in the gut flora have been wiped out by antibiotics.

Annie Cavanagh. Wellcome Images. The Cell: an Image Library
 
 

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  1. A very good micrograph. C.difficile , a toxin producing microbe.

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