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This transmission electron microscopic (TEM) image revealed the presence of numerous Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) virions, members of the Herpesviridae virus family. EBV is also known as human herpesvirus-4 (HHV-4). At the core of its proteinaceous capsid, the EBV contains a double-stranded DNA (ds DNA) linear genome. EBV is known to be the cause of infectious mononucleosis
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Content Providers(s):CDC/ Dr. Fred Murphy
Creation Date:1975
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