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This transmission electron microscopic (TEM) image revealed the presence of numerous icosahedral-shaped K viruses, each containing an inner, double-stranded DNA genomic core. K viruses are commonly found in humans, as well as other mammal species. This virus affects rodents including rats and mice, and causes pneumonia in very young mice.
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Content Providers(s):CDC/ Dr. Fred Murphy
Creation Date:1975
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