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Microbiological and Chemical Exposure Assessment

Rotavirus

Rotavirus image

Photo Credit: F.P. Williams, U.S. EPA

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Note the wheel-like appearance of some of the rotavirus particles. The observance of such particles gave the virus its name ('rota' being the Latin word meaning wheel). Bar = 100 nanometers.

Source: Cell culture.

Method: Negative-stain Transmission Electron Microscopy

Photo Credit: These images are in the public domain and are thus free of any copyright restrictions. For public domain images, permission is not required for their use but we do ask that you credit the EPA and the contributors (found in the Photo Credit line) whenever an image is used in any publicly distributed media.

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