Microscopic view of a swarm of Euglena species. (approx. X 100). Taken from the Wistreich Collection, appearing exclusively on MicrobeWorld. Read More
At her microscope, this historic image of bacteriologist Dr. Ida A. Bengston (1881-1952), was taken from the U.S. Public Health Service records.
This photo is symbolic of the importance of laboratory equipment to the CDC’s progress in the improvement of world wide public health standards. Dr. B... Read More
Specimen: Dung fungi found on a cow pile
Technique: Epi-illumination, 20 stacked images
Credit: Mr. Mike Crutchley, Pembrokeshire, Wales, United Kingdom - Olympus BioScapes Read More
Two zygospores of Basidiobolus haptosporus. Lactophenol cotton blue stain Read More
This past weekend the USA Science and Engineering Festival came to Washington, D.C. The American Society for Microbiology and MicrobeWorld were present with our own booth in which we offered several microbe-related activities for attendees of all ages.
In this picture, Barbara Hyde, director... Read More
Stained blood smear preparation showing spiral morphology. Taken from the Wistreich Collection, appearing exclusively on MicrobeWorld. Read More
Aspergillus sp. Early stage with sterigma and spores. Nomarski technique (800X) Read More
phenomenon called "champagne cork"
have waited half year to catch a strain like that. Read More
please send input as to the nature of this. things I know: zoonotic, fast reproduction, fruiting bodies, possible yeast, cryptococcus? Dicty?some maturing cysts filled with red, one-two red dots. Read More
Use of a jet injector during the 1976 New Jersey Influenza A immunization project. 45 million adults in the United States received a vaccine containing the A/New Jersey/76 influenzavirus ("swine flu" virus).
Image via the CDC's Flickr site. Read More
An isolated Klebsiella oxytoca on MacConkey Agar from a patient with diarrhea. Look at its mucous appearance a characteristic of most Klebsiella. Read More
A contaminant (mold mycelium) on a Serratia streak plate. Taken from the Wistreich Collection, appearing exclusively on MicrobeWorld. Read More
Acid-fast rods. (approx X 1000). Taken from the Wistreich Collection, appearing exclusively on MicrobeWorld. Read More
Red algae Scagelia, showing reproductive tetraspores and golden diatoms. 2nd place winner of Olympus BioScapes photomicrography contest 2012.
Credit: Dr. Arlene Wechezak, Anacortes, Washington Read More
Circular, smooth, entire, opaque colonies of Alcaligenes on a nutrient agar plate. Taken from the Wistreich Collection, appearing exclusively on MicrobeWorld. Read More
Click source to view some great images of crops being destroyed as the result of E. coli prevention steps in Europe. Read More
Orange pigmented crustose lichens. From the Wistreich Collection. Read More