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corynebacterium diptheriae on Tinsdale agar

corynebacterium diptheriae on Tinsdale agar Read More

Cryptococcus neoformans

Cryptococcus neoformans in mash preparation of mouse brain. Note large capsule and narrow budding isthmus Read More

Test Submission-Blood Donation in Nepal

I am just submitting this as a test submission so that I know how the whole process functions.

Image taken at Pashupathinah Temple in Kathmandu Nepal using a Nikon PS510 Read More

Brown hyphae of Cercospora apii

Brown hyphae of Cercospora apii in subcutaneous lesion. H & E stain Read More

An algal bloom in a stream bordering land plants

An algal bloom in a stream bordering land plants. From the Wistreich Collection Read More

Tobacco bacterias are potential cause of URI's

As if another reason was needed to quit smoking, though this one is certainly a doozy. Read More

Exophiala jeanselmei

Conidia and secondary budding of Exophiala jeanselmei. LCB stain Read More

Virions revealed in a preparation of HIV

This thin section transmission electron micrograph (TEM) depicts numerous virions revealed in a preparation of HIV (human immunodeficiency virus).
HIV is the virus that can lead to acquired immune deficiency syndrome, or AIDS. CDC estimates that about 56,000 people in the United States contract... Read More

Marine bioluminescent Photobacterium kishitanii

Marine bioluminescent Photobacterium kishitanii
The genus Photobacterium was first coined by Martin Beijerinck, in 1889, and originally referred to all bacteria capable of light production. Species belonging to Photobacterium are gram negative, rod shaped, chemoorganotrophic, facultative aerob... Read More

MaConkey Agar (Mac)

Organisms grown on MacConkey Agar at 37 degrees for 24 hours.
-Important Ingredients: crystal violet, bile salts, neutral red (color indicator), lactose
-Differential: used to identify and isolate lactose fermenting G- enteric bacteria mainly Enterobacteriaceae. Strong lactose fermentation pr... Read More

Vegetables discarded, mulched over E. coli fears in Europe

Click source to view some great images of crops being destroyed as the result of E. coli prevention steps in Europe. Read More

Microsporum gypseum

Microsporum gypseum colony on Sabouraud's agar Read More

Basidiobolus haptosporus

Two zygospores of Basidiobolus haptosporus. Lactophenol cotton blue stain Read More

Mucus sheet showing closely adherent bacteria

Mucus sheet showing closely adherent bacteria; bacteria are absent on portion of mucus sheet after washing (650X) Read More

Acid-fast rods

Acid-fast rods. (approx X 1000). Taken from the Wistreich Collection, appearing exclusively on MicrobeWorld. Read More

Photos from the ASMBiodefense 2012 H5N1 Research Discussion

Moderated by the Chair of the National Science Advisory Board for Biosecurity (NSABB), Paul Keim, Ph.D., this session at the ASM Biodefense and Emerging Diseases Research Meeting included discussions of the NSABB’s recommendations for the publication of the controversial H5N1 research.

Presen... Read More

Microsporum gypseum macroconidia

Microsporum gypseum macroconidia. Interference microscopy (400X) Read More

H1N1

This highly-magnified, digitally-colorized transmission electron micrograph (TEM) depicted numbers of virions from a Novel Flu H1N1 isolate. Thanks to the CDC's PHIL for this image. Read More

1976 Swine Flu Vaccination via Jet Injector

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

Actinomyces

Actinomyces. Section through sulfur granule Read More

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