ID#: 20871
This photomicrograph of a skin scraping sample, extracted from a cutaneous lesion from a chickenpox (varicella) patient, revealed what was an early formative, multinucleated giant cell. Chickenpox is caused by the varicella zoster virus (VZV), also known as Human herpesvirus 3 (HHV-3).
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Content Provider(s): CDC/ Dorothy Reese
Creation Date: 1965
Photo Credit:
CDC Organization
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