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Thin section electron microscopic image of SARS-CoV-2, the causative agent of COVID-19. Spherical virus particles contain black dots, which are cross-sections through the viral nucleocapsid. In the cytoplasm of the infected cell, clusters of particles are found within the membrane-bound cisternae of the rough endoplasmic reticulum/Golgi area.
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Content Providers(s): CDC/ Cynthia S Goldsmith
Creation Date: 2020
Photo Credit: Cynthia S Goldsmith and Azaibi Tamin; CDC
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