Staphylococcus Aureus

Image - Magnified cells of the bacteria (Staphylococcus aureus)

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November 10, 2011

Bacterial cells, magnified 50,000 times, of Staphylococcus aureus, one of the causal agents of mastitis in dairy cows. Its large capsule protects the organism from attack by the cow’s immunological defenses. Freeze Drying Replication.

Image courtesy of Beltsville Agricultural Research Center