ID#: 8256
Negative stain transmission electron micrographic image of a Nipah virus nucleocapsid, a virus which was named for the location in Malaysia where it was first isolated in 1999, when pig farmers became ill with encephalitis. Note the distinctive herringbone-like structure, which is characteristic of paramyxovirus nucleocapsids.
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Content Provider(s): CDC/ C. S. Goldsmith; P. Rota
Creation Date: 1999
Photo Credit:
CDC Organization
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