Haemophilus influenzae bacteria

Haemophilus influenzae bacteria

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Caption: False-colour transmission electron micrograph (TEM) of Haemophilus influenzae (Pfeiffer's bacillus), a Gram negative, non-motile, non- sporing species of bacilli (rod-shaped bacteria). H. influenzae is exclusively a parasite of man, living in the upper respiratory tract of healthy individuals. Most sub- species are non-capsulate bacteria, but there are 6 types of capsulated strains (types a to f), of which type b is responsible for numerous incidences of bacterial meningitis in young infants. Other type b diseases include epiglottitis (inflammation of epiglottis), causing potentially fatal obstruction in airflow to lungs. Mag: X18000 at 35mm, x36000 at 6x7cm.

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