Fusobacterium nucleatum - rod prokaryote (bacterium)
Copyright 1998 Dennis Kunkel Microscopy, Inc.
Caption: Fusobacterium nucleatum - Gram-negative, anaerobic, nonmotile, rod prokaryote with a long, slender shape and pointed ends. Human microbiota (of the mouth and upper respiratory tract), susceptible to penicillin. Occasional cause of abscesses and blood stream. infections. Possible role in periodontal disease. Magnification*: x3,250 Type: SEM
*(Magnifications are based on a 35mm slide image of 24mm in the narrow dimension.)