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West Nile virus Electron Micrograph

This is a digitally-colorized transmission electron micrograph (TEM) of the West Nile virus (WNV). See PHIL 2290 for a black and white version of this image.

West Nile virus is a flavivirus commonly found in Africa, West Asia, and the Middle East. It is closely related to St. Louis encephalitis virus found in the United States. The virus can infect humans, birds, mosquitoes, horses and some other mammals.

West Nile Links: viral infection | zoonotic infection | West Nile Virus | PubMed

Reference

CDC/ P.E. Rollin (2002) CDC Public Health Image Library (PHIL) ID#: 10701

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current09:44, 14 September 2012Thumbnail for version as of 09:44, 14 September 2012700 × 538 (114 KB)Z8600021 (talk | contribs)==West Nile virus Electron Micrograph== This is a digitally-colorized transmission electron micrograph (TEM) of the West Nile virus (WNV). See PHIL 2290 for a black and white version of this image. West Nile virus is a flavivirus commonly found in Afric