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PHIL Image 8758

ID#:8758
Description:This 1973 negative stained transmission electron micrograph (TEM) depicted the ultrastructural features displayed by the mumps virus.

The mumps virus replicates in the upper respiratory tract and is spread through direct contact with respiratory secretions or saliva or through fomites, i.e., inanimate objects that are contaminated by the virus, and are subsequently handled. The infectious period or time that an infected person can transmit mumps to a non-infected person is from 3 days before symptoms appear to about 9 days after the symptoms appear. The incubation time, which is the period from when a person is exposed to virus to the onset of any symptoms, can vary from 16 to 18 days (range 12-25 days).

High Resolution:Right click here and select "Save Target As..." for hi-resolution image (9.48 MB)
Content Providers(s):CDC/ Dr. F. A. Murphy
Creation Date:1973
Photo Credit:
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  • CDC - Nat. Center for Infectious Diseases; Mumps
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    tree picturetree picturetree picturetree picturetree picturetree picture tree picture Mumps
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    tree picturetree picturetree picturetree picturetree picture tree picture Rubulavirus Infections
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    Copyright Restrictions:None - This image is in the public domain and thus free of any copyright restrictions. As a matter of courtesy we request that the content provider be credited and notified in any public or private usage of this image.
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