hMPXV strain Slovakia/SK-BMC-KE1/2022- Slovakia ex Spain isolate
This hMPXV strain was isolated from a patient returning to Slovakia from Spain in June 2022. The virus belongs to the hMPXV-1 clade, B.1 lineage. The virus is preserved under Viral Storage Medium -80C. Tests for the presence of mycoplasmae were negative. To confirm its identity the virus has been fully sequenced.
Product Risk Group:
Viral Storage Medium -80C
Infectivity tested and quantified
Virus host type:
Production cell line:
Clarified supernatant. Viral culture was transferred to a fresh tube and centrifuged for removal of VERO E6 cellular debris. The clarified supernatant was aliquoted and frozen at -80 to serve as representative stock.
Information about the collection of the virus
Biological material origin:
Thursday, 11 August, 2022
Country of collection:
Suspected epidemiological origin :
Swab sample from skin lesion used as a source for the isolation attempt on Vero E6 cells.