Isolation and Phylogenetic Characterization of Ebola Viruses Causing Different Outbreaks in Gabon
Marie-Claude Georges-Courbot*, Anthony Sanchez†, Chang-Yong Lu*, Sylvain Baize*, Eric Leroy*, Joseph Lansout-Soukate*, Carole Tévi-Bénissan*, Alain J. Georges*, Sam G. Trappier†, Sherif R. Zaki†, Robert Swanepoel‡, Patricia A. Leman‡, Pierre E. Rollin†, Clarence J. Peters†, Stuart T. Nichol†, and Thomas G. Ksiazek†
Author affiliations: *Centre International de Recherches Médicales, BP 769 Franceville, Gabon; †Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA; ‡National Institute for Virology, Sandringham, South Africa
Figure 3. Immunostaining of Ebola virus antigens (red) within vascular endothelial cells in skin biopsy of the chimpanzee found dead in the forest near Booué. Note also the presence of extracellular viral antigens. (Rabbit anti-Ebola virus serum, napthol/fast red with hematoxylin counterstain, original magnification x250).
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