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Russian Spring-Summer encephalitis virusTick-borne Encephalitis virus

Thin  section electron microscopy of the brain of an infected mouse. Thin section electron microscopy of hind limb muscle of an infected mouse.

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Tick-borne encephalitis virus (Russian Spring-Summer Encephalitis virus), mouse brain, 6 days post-infection, showing typical flavivirus infection characteristics, including multivesiculation in cytoplasm and presence of virions within lumina of endoplasmic reticulum. Magnification approximately x40,000.

Micrograph from F. A. Murphy, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas

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