Chikungunya virus, strain Ross original isolate. This Chikungunya virus[Ross] is freeze dried. Tests for the presence of mycoplasmae were negative. To confirm its identity the virus has been partly sequenced.
Product Risk Group:
Infectivity tested and quantified
Infectivity was proven by plaque titration. Infectious titre was determined to be 6 x 10^5 PFU/ml.
Production cell line:
Passaged 173 times on suckling mice in 1985 and stored freeze-dried. New stock prepared by one passage on Vero E6 cells and freeze dried on 7th March 2017.
Information about the collection of the virus
Biological material origin:
Collection date: BEFORE
Wednesday, 29 December, 1993
Country of collection: