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Transmission electron micrograph of the bacteria Salmonella typhimurium in the early stages of division. The bacterium is a Gram-negative, flagellate. S. typhimurium is a major cause of food poisoning (salmonellosis) in humans. Salmonella bacteria are transmitted in food. Infections are common in poultry & eggs. Inadequately cooked pork & beef are also potential sources. Oysters farmed near sewage outlets may become contaminated with faecal bacteria. Rats & mice are also common carriers. Clinical symptoms are headache, fever, abdominal pain & diarrhoea. Magnification: x87,500 at 8x10 size.
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