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Pseudomonas aeruginosa on blood agar.  Note the metallic sheen and ground glass appearance.  Depending on who you are it can smell like grapes, new shoes, or dirt.  To me it smells like new shoes.  One of the friendlier smells in the micro lab.

Pseudomonas aeruginosa on blood agar. Note the metallic sheen and ground glass appearance. Depending on who you are it can smell like grapes, new shoes, or dirt. To me it smells like grapes. One of the friendlier smells in the micro lab.

Pseudomonas aeruginosa - characterized by flourescent blue-green color and sweet grape-like odor.

Pseudomonas aeruginosa - characterized by flourescent blue-green color and sweet grape-like odor.

Positive throat culture Students USC

Positive throat culture Students USC

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