ID#: 8699
Transmission electron microscopic image of three Lassa virus particles. The extracellular, spherical virions can vary in size and shape, and the black dots inside the particles are actually cellular ribosomes. The virion in the middle had completely budded from its host cell, while the other particles were in the process of budding.
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Content Provider(s): CDC/ C. S. Goldsmith, D. Auperin
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Photo Credit: C. S. Goldsmith
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