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Porcine Wound

Submitted by: Ms. Holly Wilkinson
The University of Manchester

Scanning electron microscopy (SEM) used to visualise and confirm the presence of wound bacterial biofilms. Pseudomonas aeruginosa, pseudo-coloured pink, is observed in an ex vivo porcine wound model. The protective extracellular matrix produced by the pathogenic biofilm bacteria is pseudo-coloured blue.

Magnification: 20, 000x



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