Thottapalayam Virus, a Prototype Shrewborne Hantavirus
Jin-Won Song*, Luck Ju Baek*, Connie S. Schmaljohn†, and Richard Yanagihara‡
Author affiliations: *Korea University College of Medicine, Seoul, South Korea; †US Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, Fort Detrick, Frederick, Maryland, USA; ‡University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA;
Figure 1. Intracytoplasmic virus-specific fluorescence in brain tissues of an 11-day-old Mongolian gerbil (A) and a 10-day-old NIH Swiss mouse (B) injected intracerebrally with 6,000 PFU of Thottapalayam virus (TPMV) strain VRC-66412 from serum of an adult rat injected intramuscularly with TPMV (original magnification, x400).
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