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Virus Collection: Zika virus

Catalogue No.: 1308258v
Virus Name: Zika virus
ICTV Species Name: Zika virus
Family: Flaviviridae
Genus: Flavivirus
Abbreviated Name: ZIKV
Strain Designation: MP1751
Nucleic Acid: Positive-sense RNA
Hazard Group (ACDP): 2
Release Restrictions: Terms & Conditions of Supply of Microbial Pathogens: Safety
Genetically Modified: No
Preparation Details: This virus preparation was grown in Vero cells cultured in MEM with 2% Foetal Bovine Serum. Cytopathic effects were observed 2 days post-infection.
Host Cell Types: This virus has been successfully cultured in Vero cells
Depositor: Health Protection Agency, UK
Quality Control: Mycoplasma status: negative
Biosafety Responsibility: It is the responsibility of the customer to ensure that their facilities comply with biosafety regulations for their own country

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