Mycobacterium tuberculosis - rod prokaryote (bacterium)
Copyright 1998 Dennis Kunkel Microscopy, Inc.
Caption: Mycobacterium tuberculosis - rod prokaryote. A zoonotic microorganism, its reservoir is domestic animals. Contaminated respiratory secretions transmit the infection to humans, causing tuberculosis. Magnification*: x6,250 Type: SEM
*(Magnifications are based on a 35mm slide image of 24mm in the narrow dimension.)