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Virus Collection: Human herpesvirus 1

Catalogue No.: 1806154v
Virus Name: Human herpesvirus 1
ICTV Species Name: Human alphaherpesvirus 1
Also Known As: Herpes simplex virus 1
Family: Herpesviridae
Genus: Simplexvirus
Abbreviated Name: HHV-1
Strain Designation: P17
Nucleic Acid: Double-stranded DNA
Hazard Group (ACDP): 2
Release Restrictions: Terms & Conditions of Supply of Microbial Pathogens: Safety
Additional Information: Patient was undergoing ACV therapy. See linked publication for drug susceptibility profile of this strain.
Genetically Modified: No
Host Cell Types: Vero
GenBank Reference: Annotated genomes corresponding to the de novo assembled sequences of the original strains have been deposited in the European Nucleotide Archive under study accession number PRJEB11729.
Originally Isolated: Clinical swabs taken from patient lesions, isolated on Vero cells.
Depositor: Public Health England
Reference: Karamitros et al (2016)
Quality Control: Mycoplasma status: negative
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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