DR GARY GAUGLER / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY DR GARY GAUGLER / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Plesiomonas shigelloides bacteria. Coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM) of two Plesiomonas shigelloides bacteria, a cause of gastroenteritis in humans. These bacteria are found in association with fish, other aquatic animals and mammals. When they are ingested they can cause inflammation of the stomach and intestines, which may lead to vomiting and diarrhoea. Magnification unknown.
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