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Image description: This photomicrograph shows human lung cells infected with cytomegalovirus, a common pathogen that is particularly dangerous for infants and persons with weakened immune systems. The large dark red mass in the center is the cell that shows the virus particles in its nucleus.
Learn how the National Institute of Standards and Technology is helping diagnose and treat cytomegalovirus.
Photo by E.P. Ewing, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Image description: This photomicrograph shows human lung cells infected with cytomegalovirus, a common pathogen that is particularly dangerous for infants and persons with weakened immune systems. The large dark red mass in the center is the cell that shows the virus particles in its nucleus.

Learn how the National Institute of Standards and Technology is helping diagnose and treat cytomegalovirus.

Photo by E.P. Ewing, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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