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Coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM) of Listeria monocytogenes, Gram-positive, regular, non-sporing, rod prokaryote. Zoonotic microorganism; domestic mammals, rodents and birds contaminate water, vegetables and cheese, which, if ingested by humans, can cause listeriosis, meningitis, food poisoning and risk of spontaneous abortion in pregnant women. Magnification: x3,710 when shortest axis printed at 25 millimetres.
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