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This electron microscopic (EM) image depicts a monkey pox virion, obtained from a clinical sample associated with the 2003 prairie dog outbreak. It is a thin section image from of a human skin sample. On the left are mature, oval-shaped virus particles, and on the right are the crescents, and spherical particles of immature virions.
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Content Providers(s):CDC/ Cynthia S. Goldsmith
Creation Date:2003
Photo Credit:Cynthia S. Goldsmith, Russell Regnery
CDC Organization
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