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Leptospira

Leptospira

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Leptospira, shown here in green, is a type (genus) of elongated, spiral-shaped bacteria. Infection can cause Weil’s disease, a kind of jaundice, in humans.

 

Leptospira (Greek leptos, "fine, thin" …

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Salmonella

Salmonella

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Color-enhanced scanning electron micrograph showing Salmonella typhimurium (red) invading cultured human cells.

 

Salmonella is a genus of rod-shaped, Gram-negative, non-spore-forming, predominantly motile enterobacteria with diameters around 0.7 to 1.5 …

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