MRSA ingestion by white blood cell, SEM

MRSA ingestion by white blood cell, SEM

C021/7464 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 7.8MB

Downloadable file size: 546.8KB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Caption: MRSA ingestion by white blood cell. Coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM) of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) bacteria (round) being ingested by a white blood cell. MRSA is a gram-positive, round (coccus) bacterium that is resistant to many commonly prescribed antibiotics. It is carried by around a third of the population without causing any symptoms. However, in vulnerable people, such as those that have recently had surgery, it can cause severe illness due to its high resistance to antibiotics. It can result in wound infections, pneumonia and blood poisoning.

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

Keywords: antibiotic resistant bacteria, bacteria, bacterial, bacteriology, bacterium, biological, biology, cocci, colored, coloured, condition, disorder, drug resistant, false-colored, false-coloured, gram-positive, hai, hospital acquired, hospital-acquired infections, human body, immune response, immune system, immunological, immunology, infected, infection, methicillin resistant, methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus, micro-organism, micro-organisms, microbe, microbial, microbiological, microbiology, microorganism, microorganisms, mrsa, multiple, no-one, nobody, nosicomial, pathogen, pathological, pathology, resistance, scanning electron micrograph, scanning electron microscope, sem, staphylococcus aureus, strain mrsa252, white blood cell

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