Science Stock Photography
Scientific stock photography library of light microscope pictures and electron microscopy images featuring science and biomedical microscopy photos
|Home | Advanced Search | Products | Assignment Photography | Contact Us|
|Quick Category Browse:|
Mycobacterium leprae - Gram-positive, rod prokaryote (dividing), cause of leprosy (Hansen's disease). It closely resembles Mycobacterium tuberculosis in size and shape but often has a dense waxy coating. There are three forms of the disease, with lepromatous being the most severe, tuberculoid, and borderline leprosy. The disease is spread in humans by droplets of nasal mucus and a person is infectious only during the first stages of leprosy. Nerve damage usually occurs in limbs and facial areas, which may lead to skin damage, blindness, and disfigurement. Dapsone (diamino diphenyl sulfone) plus other multi-drug therapies can kill the bacteria.
| 08.01.05 97225B bacilli bacillus bacteria bacterial pathogen bacterium contaminated respiratory secretion Hansen's disease infection lepromatous leprosy Mycobacterium Mycobacterium leprae nasal mucus prokaryote rod rod prokaryote SEM tuberculoid |
• Scientific Image Library – over 4,400 light microscopy and electron microscopy images of Algae, Arachnids, Bacteria, Crystals, Fungi, Insects, Invertebrates, Medical, Miscellaneous, Plants, Protozoa, Vertebrates, and Viruses. Biological, medical and general sciences images are available for licensed, rights-managed, non-exclusive use.
• Contact us if you can't find an image. Our archives contain thousands of black & white micrographs (colorizations available).
• Assignment Photography – Contact us for custom scientific imaging of samples and products. Dennis Kunkel Ph.D has over 35 years of microscopy expertise in biological and medical sciences.
Dennis Kunkel Microscopy, Inc. is a scientific stock photography agency (science stock photography, science stock photographs / pictures) featuring biology, medical and biomedical microscopy photos / pictures taken with light microscopes (LM) and electron microscopes (transmission electron microscope - TEM; scanning electron microscope - SEM). Microscopy photographs (science images, electron microscope images, photomicrographs, microscopy photos, microscope photos, microscopic pictures) are available for use in editorial and commercial formats. Image categories include Algae, Arachnids, Bacteria, Crystals, Fungi, Insects, Invertebrates, Medical, Miscellaneous, Plants, Protozoa, Vertebrates and Viruses.
Copyright © 2013 Dennis Kunkel Microscopy, Inc. and other copyright holders. All rights reserved, protected under U.S. Copyright. No images or graphics on this site may be used without written permission of their respective owners. For licensing, contact Dennis Kunkel (scientific stock photography, science images, science stock photography, electron microscopy images, biomedical microscopy photos, microscopic pictures, microscope photos).