ID#: 15282
This transmission electron microscopic (TEM) image depicted a number of virions found responsible for a case of acute hemorrhagic conjunctivitis (AHC), “a rapidly progressive, and highly contagious viral disease, primarily caused by two distinct enteroviruses: enterovirus 70 (EV70), and a variant of coxsackievirus A24 (CA24v)”. See the link below, for more on the topic of AHC.
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Content Provider(s): CDC/ Dr. Erskine Palmer
Creation Date: 1981
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Links: Tavares FN, Costa EV, Oliveira SS, Nicolai CCA, Baran M, da Silva EE. Acute hemorrhagic conjunctivitis and coxsackievirus A24v, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 2004. Emerg Infect Dis [serial on the Internet]. 2006 Mar
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