DR GARY GAUGLER / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY DR GARY GAUGLER / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Streptococcus pneumoniae bacteria, coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM). This bacterium is the most common cause of bacterial pneumonia, and is also a leading cause of bacterial meningitis. It can also cause sinus and ear infections, particularly in children. S. pneumoniae often occurs in pairs of chains, as here. Magnification: x100,000 when printed 10cm wide.
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