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This thin-section transmission electron microscopic (TEM) image depicted the ultrastructural details of a number of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) particles, or virions. A member of the genus Lentivirus, HIV is separated into two serotypes, HIV-1 and HIV-2, and is the cause for the disease known as acquired immunodeficiency syndrome, or AIDS. See PHIL 8431 for a black and white version of this image.
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Content Provider(s): CDC/ A. Harrison; Dr. P. Feorino
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Photo Credit: Dr. A. Harrison; Dr. P. Feorino
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