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This transmission electron microscopic (TEM) image revealed some of the ultrastructural morphology exhibited by a number of spheroid, Sin Nombre virus (SNV) particles, or virions. SNV is a species of the genus Hantavirus, the primary etiologic agent of hantavirus cardiopulmonary syndrome (HCPS), also referred to as hantavirus pulmonary syndrome (HPS).
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Content Provider(s): CDC/ Brian W.J. Mahy, PhD; Luanne H. Elliott, M.S.
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Photo Credit: Cynthia Goldsmith
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