Nairobi sheep disease virus (also known as Ganjam virus)
Obtained from Dr Piet van Rijn, Central Veterinary Institute of Wageningen, Netherlands.
Produced by: TPI
Shipping From: Pirbright - GB
This is the Entebbe isolate of NSDV.
Product Risk Group:
Viral Storage Medium -80C
Infectivity tested and quantified
None defined by regulation. TPI risk assessment assigned it to be equivalent to ACDP2/SAPO3.
Virus host type:
Production cell line:
Mouse brain x 4; goat kidney cells x 12; hamster kidney cells x 35; BHK21CL13 x 19; sheep choroid plexus x 9; BHK21CL13 x 3
Information about the collection of the virus
Biological material origin:
Sunday, 1 January, 1956
Country of collection:
inoculation into neonatal mouse brain