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Virus Collection: Western Equine Encephalitis

Catalogue No.: 0407043v
Virus Name: Western Equine Encephalitis
ICTV Species Name: Western equine encephalitis virus
Also Known As: WEEV
Family: Togaviridae
Genus: Alphavirus
Strain Designation: H160/99
Hazard Group (ACDP): 3
Release Restrictions: Terms & Conditions of Supply of Microbial Pathogens: Safety
Additional Information:
Mycoplasma status: negative
Cell line(s) this virus has been successfully cultured in at NCPV: Vero, ECACC cat no. 84113001
Export licence (1C351a17) required if shipped outside the European Union. The permit will be obtained by the NCPV, there will be a delay and a charge to cover the administration costs.
This pathogen is covered by the Department for Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) regulations and requires a licence (SAPO-3) for transfer. The licence will be obtained by the NCPV, there will be a delay and a charge to cover the administration costs.
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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