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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Caption for May/June 2012 Agricultural Research magazine article, "Strategies That Work: Alternatives to Antibiotics in Animal Health." E. coli causes significant economic losses to livestock industries.

Caption for April 2011 Agricultural Research magazine article, "ARS Scientists Study the Ins and Outs of E. coli Contamination." E. coli, magnified about 7,000x.

Caption for September 2007 Agricultural Research magazine article, "Plant-Produced Protein Eases Dairy Cow Infection." Low-temperature electron micrograph of a cluster of E. coli bacteria, which can cause mastitis in cows. Each individual bacterium is oblong shaped.

Caption for March 2005 Agricultural Research magazine article, "Detectives Search for Antimicrobial-Resistant Organisms." Low-temperature electron micrograph of a cluster of E. coli bacteria. Each individual bacterium is oblong shaped.

 

Photo by Eric Erbe, colorized by Christopher Pooley.


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