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Description

Fluorescent micrograph showing a section of human appendix infected with the measles virus. The measles virus is shown in green, cytokeratin is shown in red, which marks the epithelium, and Dapi staining highlights the cell nucleus in blue. Measles is highly contagious virus transmitted though contact with mucous membranes of an infected person (mouth or nose) or airborne water droplets. It is primarily a respiratory disease and symptoms include coughing, sneezing, high fever and can lead to pneumonia.

Technical Details

B0007833 Human appendix infected with measles virus. Wellcome Images available under the following creative commons usage http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/2.0/uk/

Biological Sources

NCBI Organism Classification
Homo sapiens
(human)
Morbillivirus
Cell Type
epithelial cell
Cellular Component
intermediate filament
nucleus
virus

Biological Context

Biological Process
viral reproduction
Human Development Anatomy
appendix
Human Disease
measles

Attribution

Names
Stephen McQuaid
Stewart Church
Link
Wellcome Images

Sample Preparation

Methods
chemically fixed tissue
Relation To Intact Cell
sectioned tissue

Dimensions

Spatial Axis Image Size Pixel Size
X 550px ——
Y 576px ——
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