Pseudomonas aeruginosa - enteric, rod prokaryote (bacterium)
Copyright 1998 Dennis Kunkel Microscopy, Inc.
Caption: Pseudomonas aeruginosa - Gram-negative, aerobic, enteric, rod prokaryote (dividing).This complicated, resistant bacteria causes skin infections, urinary tract infections and septicemia. This bacterium produces a blue-green pigment, pyocyanin, which characterizes the bluish pus produced by the infection. Magnification*: x3,000 Type: SEM
*(Magnifications are based on a 35mm slide image of 24mm in the narrow dimension.)