ID#: 2176
This 1981 transmission electron microscopic (TEM) image of yellow fever virus particles. Virions are spheroidal, uniform in shape and are 40-60 nm in diameter. The name yellow fever is due to the ensuing jaundice that affects some patients. The vector is the Aedes aegypti, or Haemagogus spp. mosquito.
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Content Provider(s): CDC/ Erskin L. Palmer
Creation Date: 1981
Photo Credit:
CDC Organization
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