Best practices for correctly identifying coronavirus by transmission electron microscopy.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)

This guidance provides clear, concise strategies for identifying coronaviruses by transmission electron microscopy of ultrathin sections of tissues or infected tissue cultures. These include a description of virus morphology as well as cell organelles that can resemble viruses. Biochemical testing and caveats are discussed. Numerous references provide information for documentation and further study.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Bullock, HA; Goldsmith, CS; Miller, SE

Published Date

  • April 2021

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 99 / 4

Start / End Page

  • 824 - 827

PubMed ID

  • 33493525

Pubmed Central ID

  • PMC7825881

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1523-1755

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.kint.2021.01.004


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States