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Contact: Sathya Achia Abraham
Virginia Commonwealth University

False-Colored Transmission Electron Micrograph of Streptococcus sanguinis Cells

Caption: This is a false-colored transmission electron micrograph of Streptococcus sanguinis cells (purple ovals) encased within an infected heart valve in an animal model of infective endocarditis.

Credit: Figure courtesy of Todd Kitten, Ph.D.,/ VCU.

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