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Volume 9, Number 9—September 2003

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Microbiologic Characteristics, Serologic Responses, and Clinical Manifestations in Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome, Taiwan1

Po-Ren Hsueh*, Cheng-Hsiang Hsiao*, Shiou-Hwei Yeh†, Wei-Kung Wang*, Pei-Jer Chen*, Jin-Town Wang*, Shan-Chwen Chang*, Chuan-Liang Kao*Comments to Author , Pan-Chyr Yang*Comments to Author , and The SARS Research Group of National Taiwan University College of Medicine and National Taiwan University Hospital2
Author affiliations: *National Taiwan University Hospital, National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan; †National Health Research Institute, Taipei, Taiwan

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Figure 1

Thin-section electron micrograph of severe acute respiratory syndrome-associated coronavirus grown in Vero E6 cells. Panel A shows extracellular viral particles (arrow) lining the surface of the plasma membrane. Some spikes projecting from the envelope of the virus are seen. Panel B shows numerous spherical coronavirus particles (arrow) within dilated cytoplasmic vacuoles (arrowhead).

Figure 1. Thin-section electron micrograph of severe acute respiratory syndrome-associated coronavirus grown in Vero E6 cells. Panel A shows extracellular viral particles (arrow) lining the surface of the plasma membrane. Some spikes projecting from the envelope of the virus are seen. Panel B shows numerous spherical coronavirus particles (arrow) within dilated cytoplasmic vacuoles (arrowhead).

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1The first and the second author contributed equally to this paper.

2The SARS Research Group of National Taiwan University College of Medicine and National Taiwan University Hospital includes the following: Ding-Shinn Chen, Yuan-Teh Lee, Che-Ming Teng, Pan-Chyr Yang, Hong-Nerng Ho, Pei-Jer Chen, Ming-Fu Chang, Jin-Town Wang, Shan-Chwen Chang, Chuan-Liang Kao, Wei-Kung Wang, Cheng-Hsiang Hsiao, and Po-Ren Hsueh.

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