DR GARY GAUGLER / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY DR GARY GAUGLER / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Plesiomonas shigelloides bacterium. Coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM) of a Plesiomonas shigelloides bacterium, a cause of gastroenteritis in humans. This bacterium is found in association with fish, other aquatic animals and mammals. When it is ingested it can cause inflammation of the stomach and intestines, which may lead to vomiting and diarrhoea. Magnification unknown.
Model release not required. Property release not required.