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Virus Collection: Zika virus

Catalogue No.: 1604131v
Virus Name: Zika virus
ICTV Species Name: Zika virus
Family: Flaviviridae
Genus: Flavivirus
Abbreviated Name: ZIKV
Strain Designation: PRVABC59
Sero/sub Type: Antigenic group B
Nucleic Acid: Positive-sense RNA
Hazard Group (ACDP): 2
Release Restrictions: Terms & Conditions of Supply of Microbial Pathogens: Safety
Genetically Modified: No
Host Cell Types: This virus has been successfully cultured in Vero cells
GenBank Reference: KU501215
Originally Isolated: At CDC in 2016
Depositor: US Centers for Disease Control & Prevention
Reference: Lanciotti et al (2016)
Quality Control: Mycoplasma status: negative
Storage Conditions: Store frozen virus below -70 degrees Centigrade.
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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