HSV-1 antiviral-resistant corneal isolate#R2

ANTIVIRAL RESISTANT STRAIN


EVAg

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: ERASMUS-MC
Shipping From
: Rotterdam - NL

Product Description

Ref-SKU:
011V-02856
This isolate belongs to a unique set of HSV-1 isolates cultured from corneal swabs taken from deceased corneas of otherwise healthy immunecompetent patients with a history of recurrent HSV-1 keratitis in The Netherlands. In-vitro susceptibility profile, and thymidine kinase genotype, have been described for acyclovir, ganciclovir and foscarnet.
Product Risk Group: 
Subspecies: 
Isolate: 

Storage conditions: 
Viral Storage Medium -80C
Sequencing: 
Partial sequence
Infectivity: 
Infectivity tested
Mycoplasmic content: 
Not tested

Unit definition: 
0.5 mL infectious culture supernatant

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Special feature: 
GMO: 
No
Biosafety restrictions: 
BSL2
Infectivity Test: 
virus stocks generated in Vero cells. Virus production in culture supernatant was tested by HSV-1 specific PCR and HSV-specific immunefluorescence on infected Vero cells.
Production cell line: 
Genbank reference: 
Passage: 
5-7
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Identification technique: 
HSV-1-specific qPCR
IATA Classification: 
Note: 

Isolate #R2 is acyclovir-resistant, but ganciclovir and foscarnet sensitive (see PMID: 19795980)

Information about the collection of the virus

Collection date: 
Monday, 1 January, 2018
Suspected epidemiological origin : 
Isolation technique: 
virus culture in-vitro
Isolation conditions: 
infection of Vero cells with aliquot virus transport medium containing corneal swab.
Clinical information: 
otherwise healthy immunecompetent patient with recurrent HSV-1 keratitis