ID#: 5628
This digitally colorized transmission electron micrographic (TEM) image reveals some of the ultrastructural morphology exhibited by numerous La Cross virus (LCV) paticles, a Bunyaviridae virus family member. LCV is an Arboviral pathogen, which causes encephalitis in infected humans, and is transmitted to humans when they are bitten by a mosquito host vector such as the tree hole mosquito, Ochlerotatus triseriatus.
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Content Provider(s): CDC/ Dr. Erskine Palmer
Creation Date: 1981
Photo Credit:
CDC Organization
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