SARS-CoV-2 strain Slovakia/SK-BMC-BA15/2021- B.1.617.2 variant (a.k.a. Delta VOC or "Indian variant")
This SARS-CoV-2 strain was isolated from a COVID-19 patient from Slovakia in June 2021. Its complete sequence is deposited on GISAID.org under the accession ID EPI_ISL_2657324. The virus belongs to the B.1.617.2 lineage (Delta VOC or "Indian 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, 15 March, 2021
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Suspected epidemiological origin :
Swab sample used as an isolation source for the isolation attempt on Vero E6 cells.