|Virus Name:||MERS Coronavirus|
|ICTV Species Name:||Middle East respiratory syndrome-related coronavirus|
|Also Known As:||MERS-CoV; Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus|
|Strain Designation:||England 1|
|Nucleic Acid:||Positive-sense RNA|
|Hazard Group (ACDP):||3|
|Release Restrictions:||Terms & Conditions of Supply of Microbial Pathogens: Safety|
Mycoplasma status: negative
Cell line(s) this virus has been successfully cultured in at NCPV: Vero AC free, ECACC cat no.08011101
Permission from the depositor must be sought by the Culture Collections prior to the release of the virus. If you wish to order this virus please complete and submit the virus release form listed under Product Documents.
|Depositor:||Public Health England|
|Reference:||Bermingham et al (2012) Euro Surveill. 17(40):pii=20290|
|Biosafety Responsibility:||It is the responsibility of the customer to ensure that their facilities comply with biosafety regulations for their own country|
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