Proteus mirabilis - Gram-negative, enteric, rod prokaryote (bacterium).
Copyright 2000 Dennis Kunkel Microscopy, Inc.
Caption: Proteus mirabilis - Gram-negative, rod prokaryote. When introduced to the urinary tract, this uncomplicated enteric microorganism splits urea which raises pH and causes stone formation. Blockage can lead to kidney disease or sepsis (blood disease). Magnification*: x2,400 Type: SEM
*(Magnifications are based on a 35mm slide image of 24mm in the narrow dimension.)