ID#: 8153
This transmission electron microscopic (TEM) image revealed numerous hepatitis virions, of an unknown strain. In the United States, viral hepatitis is an important public health problem because it causes serious illness, it affects millions, and it has a close connection with HIV. There are five identified types of viral hepatitis. In the United States, hepatitis A, hepatitis B and hepatitis C are the most common types, but also included are hepatitis D and E.
High Resolution: Click here for hi-resolution image (13.78 MB)
Content Provider(s): CDC/ E.H. Cook, Jr.
Creation Date:
Photo Credit: E.H. Cook, Jr.
CDC Organization
Skip Navigation Links.

Skip Navigation Links.
Copyright Restrictions: None - This image is in the public domain and thus free of any copyright restrictions.