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Transmission electron micrograph (TEM) revealed the presence of Lagos bat virus (LBV) virions (purple), and an intracytoplasmic inclusion body (yellow) in this tissue sample. LBV is a Rhabdoviridae family member, and a member of the genus, Lyssavirus. No human cases have been reported, but this organism does cause rabies-like neurologic symptoms in mammals, including the Lagos Island fruit bat, Eidolon helvum, as well as domesticated cats and dogs.
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