||Caption: Photocomposite of the common types of bacteria, primarily skin bacteria. In this image you will see various morphological types of bacteria such as: coccus (coccoid), bacillus (rod), spirillum (spiral) and vibriod. These spherical, rod, spiral and vibriod shaped morphologies are typical of such genera as: Streptococcus / Staphylococcus, Escherichia / Bacillus, Leptospira / Spirillum and Vibrio. In addition, some rod bacteria are motile, having a flagellum or a number of flagella. Some bacteria can be seen dividing (binary fission). The human skin has been considered to harbor a complex microbial ecosystem. Recently it has been shown that over 120 different types of bacteria can occur in the microbiota of the human skin.
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