Bacteriophage - These bacteria-infecting viruses, phages for short, are the most abundant life-form on the planet, their number far exceeding that of stars in the universe. Trillions inhabit each of us. Photograph by Department of Microbiology, Biozentrum, University of Basel/Photo Researchers, Inc All Images Colorized
Candida albicans yeast cells. Coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM) of C. albicans cells present in a urine sample taken from someone with a urinary tract infection (UTI). C. albicans is a single-celled fungus that is commonly found on the skin and the mucous membranes of the mouth, digestive and respiratory tracts, and the vagina, where it is usually harmless. However, the use of antibiotics or a suppressed immune system can lead to infection. Common candida infections include oral…
Staphylococcus bacteria. Most common of the 1 trillion bacteria that live on our skin. Only a few strains of this bacteria are harmful and cause staph infections or toxic shock syndrome. Most are harmless.
Scanning electron micrograph of Bacillus anthracis, commonly known as anthrax. ~> pic.twitter.com/Nu1YTaJlKz