H and E Stained lung sections of patient from whom the Legionella pneumophilia was isolated, showing inter-alveolar exudation of macrophages and poly-morphic leukocytes. Legionella pneumophilia is not stained Read More
B. anthracis Colony Characteristics: A. Consistency sticky (tenacious). When teased with loop, colony will stand up like beaten egg white.
Specific F.A. staining of pleomorphic organisms in sputum of patient with tuberculosis Read More
This electron micrograph depicts an amoeba, Hartmannella vermiformis (orange) as it entraps a Legionella pneumophila bacterium (green) with an extended pseudopod.
After it is ingested, the Legionella pneumophila bacterium can survive as a symbiont within what then becomes its protozoan host. ... Read More
Cyanobacteria (Phormidium) with the vital stain Sytox Green. Yellow/green cells are dead. Red is chlorophyll a fluorescence in live cells.
Photo Credit: Barry H. Rosen, USGS
b323-7 clostridium perfringens gram stain from young culture Read More
Cytomegalovirus in human foreskin cell culture. Showing dark staining intranuclear inclusion bodies. Gimesa stain Read More
Paracoccidioides brasiliensis. Tissue form grown in vitro at 37C Read More
This is an interesting image I found on Flickr. The shiny yellowish/green stuff is e.coli. It is growing on media and from a urine culture. Read More
Subglacial outflow from the Taylor Glacier in the McMurdo Dry Valleys, Antarctica. Iron and salt precipitates form where subglacial brine flows from the Taylor Glacier, lending a bright red color to the glacier snout, which is commonly referred to as Blood Falls. The episodic release of subglaci... Read More
The Small Things Considered blog has a post by Fred Neidhardt, F.G. Novy Distinguished University Professor, Emeritus, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Michigan Medical School at Ann Arbor, that looks at two photos snapped by 19-year-old Casey Gutteridge at the Santago Ra... Read More
Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Imepinem did that wird zone next to ampicilin sulbactam. Wat phenomen are that? Its that synergism? And it wil have activity in vivo? Thnx
the results of this investigation revealed that the marine actinomycetes collected from the sediments of Caspian Sea
might be a potent source of novel antibiotics. Read More
Confocal micrograph of wheat stigma hairs (blue) infected with ergot fungus (light pink). The stigma is the female part of the plant. The plant is fertilised by the (male) pollen grain, which sticks to a stigma hair causing growth of a pollen tube into the plant's ovary, causing an embryonic whe... Read More
phenomenon called "champagne cork"
have waited half year to catch a strain like that. Read More
Culturing microbes on nutrient plate and testing for different kind of microbes on specific environment areas. This inoculated nutrient plate that was left for a period of 14 days showed the present of a few different kind of fungus species. It’s common to think that the human palm contains more... Read More
Scanning electron micrograph of HIV particles infecting a human T cell. Credit: NIAID, NIH Read More
photograph of hematoma-like swelling of the caruncle of turkeys infected with Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae Read More