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Virus Collection: Poxvirus Pakistan

Catalogue No.: 1307091v
Virus Name: Poxvirus Pakistan
ICTV Species Name: Vaccinia virus
Also Known As: Buffalopox Karachi 2005
Family: Poxviridae
Genus: Orthopoxvirus
Abbreviated Name: VACV
Strain Designation: H170/05
Nucleic Acid: Double-stranded DNA
Hazard Group (ACDP): 2
Release Restrictions: Terms & Conditions of Supply of Microbial Pathogens: Safety
Additional Information: Cell line(s) this virus has been successfully cultured in at NCPV: Vero, ECACC cat no. 84113001
Genetically Modified: No
Host Cell Types: Vero
GenBank Reference: a href=" "> MG599038
Originally Isolated: Karachi, Pakistan in January 2005 from a patient displaying pock lesions
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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