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Herpes simplex virus 1

Herpes simplex virus 1

Catalogue No.


Virus Name

Herpes simplex virus 1

Strain Designation


ICTV Species Name

Human alphaherpesvirus 1

Strain Info


Public Health England

Originally Isolated

Clinical swabs taken from patient lesions, isolated on Vero cells.

Original Reference

Karamitros et al (2016)

Sequence Reference

Annotated genomes corresponding to the de novo assembled sequences of the original strains have been deposited in the European Nucleotide Archive under study accession number PRJEB11729.

Culture Conditions

Mycoplasma Status


Storage Conditions

Store at or below -80°C

Host Cell Types

Cell line(s) this virus has been successfully cultured in at NCPV: Vero, ECACC cat no. 84113001

Additional Info

Hazard Group (ACDP)


Genetically Modified


Additional Comments

Drug profile results. ACV(R) PCV(R) FOS(S) CDV(S).  

Available Formats

  • Ampoule (Virus)

If the use of our viruses results in a scientific publication, it should be cited in the publication as: Herpes simplex virus 1 (NCPV 1806152v).

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