Listeria monocytogenes - rod prokaryote (bacterium)
Copyright 1997 Dennis Kunkel Microscopy, Inc.
Caption: Listeria monocytogenes - Gram-positive, regular, nonsporing, rod prokaryote. Zoonotic microorganism; domestic mammals, rodents and birds contaminate water, vegetables and cheese, which, if ingested by humans, can cause listeriosis, meningitis, food poisoning and risk of spontaneous abortion in pregnant women. Magnification*: x3,905 Type: SEM
*(Magnifications are based on a 35mm slide image of 24mm in the narrow dimension.)