SARS-CoV-2 strain Slovakia/SK-BMC-BA11/2021- B.1.351 variant (a.k.a. 20H/501Y.V2 or "South African variant")
This SARS-CoV-2 strain was isolated from a COVID-19 patient from Slovakia in March 2021. Its complete sequence is deposited on GISAID.org under the accession ID EPI_ISL_ 1234458. The virus belongs to the B.1.351 lineage (20H/501Y.V2 or "South African variant")). 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.
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Viral Storage Medium -80C
Infectivity tested and quantified
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Information about the collection of the virus
Biological material origin:
Monday, 8 March, 2021
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Suspected epidemiological origin :
Gargle sample (0.9% NACl) used as a isolation source for the isolation attempt on Vero E6 cells.