Staphylococcus haemolyticus, SEM

Staphylococcus haemolyticus, SEM

C037/0153 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 25.0MB

Downloadable file size: 2.2MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Credit: DENNIS KUNKEL MICROSCOPY/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Scanning electron micrograph (SEM) of Staphylococcus haemolyticus, Gram-positive, vancomycin resistant (VRSH), coccus bacterium. S. haemolyticus is a coagulase-negative, catalase positive bacterium that can be found on normal human skin. It is also the second most common coagulase-negative staphylococci present in human blood. S. haemolyticus has a thick peptidoglycan cell wall outside of its membrane and therefore can be targeted by antibiotics that interfere with the peptidoglycan biosynthesis process. However, some strains have developed resistance to glycopeptide antibiotics, such as teicoplanin and vancomycin. S. haemolyticus can cause meningitis, skin or soft tissue infections, prosthetic join infections, or bacteraemia. Magnification: x4,000 when shortest axis printed at 25 millimetres.

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

Keywords: 03staphylococcaceae, 28843a, antibiotic, antibiotics, bacillales, bacteraemia, bacteria, bacterial, bacterium, biosynthesis, black and white, catalase, catalase-positive, cell, coagulase, coagulase-negative, cocci, coccoid, coccus, condition, diplococcus, disease, disorder, electron, epithelia, epithelial, false-colored, firmicutes, glycopeptide, haemolyticus, human, infection, infections, joint, meningitis, methicillin, micrograph, monochrome, mrs, mrsh, negative, opportunistic, pathogen, peptidoglycan, positive, prokaryote, prosthetic, resistance, resistant, scanning, scanning electron micrograph, sem, skin, soft, staphylococci, staphylococcus, teicoplanin, tetrad, tetrads, tissue, vancomycin, vrs, vrsh, wall

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