Cholera Bacteria

Cholera Bacteria
The cholera bacteria in this scanning electron microscope image cause a potentially fatal disease of the digestive system.

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Dartmouth Electron Microscope Facility

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These bacteria are each about 500 nm wide and 1-2 ┬Ám long.

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