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Bat Lyssavirus

In June 1996, a new virus was discovered in Australia that later killed two humans. The virus was identified as a member of the lyssavirus group, and a close relative to classical rabies found overseas. This image is a coloured transmission electron micrograph of Australian bat lyssavirus. The finger-like projections are the virus, and it is shown budding off from a cell.

Image produced by Electron Microscopy Unit, Australian Animal Health Laboratory.

Photographer : Electron Microscopy Unit AAHL

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Bat Lyssavirus
Bat Lyssavirus

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