This negatively-stained transmission electron micrograph (TEM) revealed the presence of numerous Reovirus type-3 virions. This virus organism is a member of the family, Reoviridae, genera of which include the Coltivirus, i.e., Colorado tick fever, Orbivirus, i.e., bluetongue virus, and Orthoreovius, within which belong these virions.
CDC/ Dr. Fred Murphy; Sylvia Whitfield
December 2, 2012
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