SARS-CoV-2 strain Slovakia/SK-BMC5/2020 FD
This SARS-CoV-2 strain was isolated from a COVID-19 patient from Slovakia in March 2020. Its complete sequence is deposited on GISAID.org under the accession ID EPI_ISL_417879. The virus is freeze-dried. Tests for the presence of mycoplasmae were negative. To confirm its identity the virus has been fully sequenced.
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Infectivity tested and quantified
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Information about the collection of the virus
Biological material origin:
Friday, 6 March, 2020
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Suspected epidemiological origin :
Collection medium from oro-pharyngeal swab used as a isolation source on Vero E6 cells.