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MRSA Bacteria Being Phagocytized
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MRSA Bacteria Being Phagocytized

MRSA Bacteria Being Phagocytized
Editor's Pics

MRSA Bacteria Being Phagocytized

Credit: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

This digitally colorized scanning electron microscopic (SEM) image depicts two, yellow-colored, spherical, methicillin-resistant, Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) bacteria, that were in the process of being phagocytized by a blue-colored human white blood cell (WBC), known specifically as a neutrophil.

MRSA Bacteria Being Phagocytized

Credit: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases


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