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Plasmodium ovale

Plasmodium ovale amoeboid troph showing fimbriated RBC. (1000X) Read More

Actinomyces odontolyticus

Actinomyces odontolyticus. Smooth red colony Read More

two human cheek cells with surfaces covered by various shaped bacteria

Simple stain - two human cheek cells with surfaces covered by various shaped bacteria . (approx. X 100). Taken from the Wistreich Collection, appearing exclusively on MicrobeWorld. Read More

Cyanobacterial mat on the shores of Lake Fryxell in the McMurdo Dry Valley region of Antarctica

The cyanobacterial mat is on the shores of Lake Fryxell in Taylor Valley- the McMurdo Dry Valley region of Antarctica. These organisms actively grow only a few weeks a year during December and January. Photo taken by Scott Craig and contributed by Dr. Laurie Connell. Read More

Hemorrhagic fever claims 3 lives in western India

An Ebola-like hemorrhagic fever has killed three people in western India and dozens of doctors will screen a community of about 16,000 people in efforts to contain the disease, a state health minister said this past Wednesday.

India's National Institute of Virology later confirmed that the th... Read More

Flickr Group for Microbiology Lab Training

This is a great visual resource for learning and teaching microbiology lab techniques. You have to join Flickr.com and then sign up to access the groups contents. Read More

Micrococcus lutea

Gram-stain of Micrococcus lutea. (approx. 1000 X). Taken from the Wistreich Collection, appearing exclusively on MicrobeWorld. Read More

Human Immunodeficiency Virus 3D

Illustration First Place Winner NSF International Science & Engineering Visualization Challenge

At first glance, it could pass for a piece of crochet, a fluffy gray and orange ball. But its real-world counterpart is far more destructive: It claims an estimated 2 million lives a year and has w... Read More

Conidiophores of Exophiala jeanselmei

Conidiophores of Exophiala jeanselmei, LCB stain Read More

Gram-positive Enterococcus sp. bacteria

This digitally-colorized scanning electron micrograph (SEM) depicted large numbers of Gram-positive Enterococcus sp. bacteria.
“Enterococci, leading causes of nosocomial bacteremia, surgical wound infection, and urinary tract infection, are becoming resistant to many and sometimes all standard ... Read More

Mycoplasma pneumoniae

Mycoplasma pneumoniae. Photomicrograph, unstained. Note two isolated colonies adjacent to a single classical artifact, a 'pseudocolony' (750X) Read More

Plasmodium vivax

Plasmodium vivax young trophozoite with Schuffner's stippling Read More

b326-1 clostridium tetani - biochemical reactions (15x)

b326-1 clostridium tetani - biochemical reactions (15x) Read More

Escherichia coli showing flagella

This is a colorized transmission electron micrograph of Escherichia coli O157:H7. Transmission electron micrograph of E. coli O157:H7 showing flagella. Pseudoreplica technique.

E. coli O157:H7 was first recognized as a cause of illness in 1982 during an outbreak of severe bloody diarrhea; the... Read More

Plasmodium ovale

Plasmodium ovale immature schizont (1000X) Read More

The Tree of Life: Microbiology Artwork

Microbiology artwork from artologica. Read More

Aspergillus fumigatus

Aspergillus fumigatus. Typical dichotomous branching of hyphae in pulmonary lesion of a horse. PAS stain Read More

Salmonella typhi.

Flagella stain of Salmonella typhi. (approx. 1000 X). Taken from the Wistreich Collection, appearing exclusively on MicrobeWorld. Read More

Saving the World with Microbes - A Summer Happy Hour Series at ASM HQ - July 19, 2012

Did you know that your body is home to 10 times more microbes than human cells? Join us at ASM Headquarters on Thursday, July 19, 2012, from 6-8 PM to learn about the human microbiome and its fascinating practical applications. Come mingle with like-minded enthusiasts and curious citizens ove... Read More

Salmonella typhimurium invading cultured human cells.

Color-enhanced scanning electron micrograph showing Salmonella typhimurium (red) invading cultured human cells.

Salmonella is actually a group of bacteria that can cause diarrheal illness in humans. They are microscopic living creatures that pass from the feces of people or animals to other p... Read More

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