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CIL:38815*  Cite 
Description

A colour-enhanced scanning electron micrograph image showing a cluster of Clostridium difficile on a surface. Clostridium difficile is a species of Gram-positive bacteria that causes severe diarrhea and other intestinal disease when competing bacteria in the gut flora have been wiped out by antibiotics.

Technical Details

B0006630 2007 Collection: Medical Photographic Library Copyrighted work available under Creative Commons by-nc-nd 2.0 UK: England & Wales, see http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/2.0/uk/

Biological Sources
NCBI Organism Classification
Clostridium difficile
Cellular Component
cell surface
Attribution
Names
Annie Cavanagh
Link
Wellcome Images
Citation
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)
doi:10.7295/W9CIL38815
Archival Resource Key (ARK)
ark:/b7295/w9cil38815
Imaging
Image Type
recorded image
Image Mode
scanning electron microscopy (SEM)
Parameters Imaged
elastic scattering of electrons
Source of Contrast
differences in deposition of metal shadow
Visualization Methods
visualization of contiguous regions
Processing History
color-enhanced
Sample Preparation
Methods
dispersed cells in vitro
Relation To Intact Cell
whole mounted tissue


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