TEM of Clostridium tetani bacterium

TEM of Clostridium tetani bacterium

B220/0456 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 27.1MB

Downloadable file size: 1.7MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Caption: False-colour transmission electron micrograph (TEM) of the bacterium Clostridium tetani, a Gram-positive, spore-forming, anaerobic bacillus (rod-shaped bacterium) that causes tetanus. Members of the Clostridium genus exist as soil saprophytes and as intestinal parasites of animals, giving rise to serious human diseases, including botulism, gas gangrene and severe intestinal infections, in addition to tetanus. Tetanus is common in societies where bare-footed humans live in close association with cattle or domestic animals, although the disease may result from trivial wounds to the skin. Magnification: x7800 at 35mm size, x15600 at 6x7cm size

Release details: Model release not required. Property release not required.

Keywords: bacteria, bacterial, bacteriology, bacterium, clostridium, clostridium tetani, electron micrograph, lockjaw, micro-organisms, microbe, microbes, microbiology, tem, tetanus, transmission, type

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.