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University of North Carolina Health Care

Micrograph of S. aureus Skin Abscess

Caption: Cell nuclei are stained magenta and polyamine producing macrophages are blue. The host is attempting to wall off the infection by laying down a surrounding layer of collagen (gold) and other matrix proteins.

Credit: Richardson Lab, UNC School of Medicine

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