ID#: 22366
This is a transmission electron microscopic (EM) image of a viral isolate, grown in a tissue culture, which revealed numbers of spheroid-shaped, cytomegalovirus virions, with a diameter of 150 – 200 nm, and each exhibiting a dense, protein core composed of a linear, double-stranded DNA genome, surrounded by a hyperlucent halo.
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Content Provider(s): CDC/ Sylvia Whitfield
Creation Date: 1977
Photo Credit: Sylvia Whitfield
CDC Organization
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Copyright Restrictions: None - This image is in the public domain and thus free of any copyright restrictions.