SARS-CoV-2 strain Slovakia/SK-BMC-BA42/2022- Omicron VOC BA.5.2
This SARS-CoV-2 strain was isolated from a COVID-19 patient from Slovakia in July 2022. The virus belongs to the BA.5.2 lineage (Omicron VOC). 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:
Thursday, 14 July, 2022
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Suspected epidemiological origin :
Gargle sample used as an isolation source for the isolation attempt on Vero E6 cells.