Campylobacter bacteria are the number-one cause of food-related gastrointestinal
illness in the United States. To learn more about this pathogen, ARS scientists
are sequencing multiple Campylobacter genomes. This scanning electron microscope
image shows the characteristic spiral, or corkscrew, shape of C. jejuni
cells and related structures.
Image Number K11505-1
Photo by De Wood; digital colorization by Chris Pooley.
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