ID#: 22885
This electron microscopic image depicted numbers of human herpesvirus-8 (HHV-8) particles, the causative agent of Kaposi’s sarcoma, which had been grown in cell culture. These extracellular particles are composed of an inner nucleocapsid, surrounded by an envelope with a layer of tegument apposed to the envelope.
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Content Provider(s): CDC/ Cynthia Goldsmith and Jodi Black
Creation Date: 2018
Photo Credit:
CDC Organization
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