Unisec

Strains

Here we present the strains available for comparative studies from the Consortia:

UNISEC (generated at NIBSC)

Live viruses as required for: murine challenge studies, HI assays and VN assays

  • A/PR/8/34 (H1N1)
    • Ref. 39560-109.1TCID50/ml
    • 106.7MID50/ml (Mean 2 studies)
    • MID50 = 102.4TCID50
  • X-31 (H3N2)
    • Ref. 39600
    • 109.3TCID50/ml
    • 105.5MID50/ml (1 study)
    • MID50 = 103.8TCID50
  • A/California/7/2009 (H1N1pdm)
    • Ref. 39570
    • 107.6TCID50/ml
    • 106.4MID50/ml (Mean 2 studies)
    • MID50 = 101.2TCID50
  •  Allantoic fluids aliquoted and frozen @-70oC

Whole inactivated viruses (WIV) required for immunization, T-cell assays, and ELISA

  • A/PR/8/34           
  • X-31                     
  • H1N1pdm           
  • A/California/7/2009        
  • X-181               

For availability contact: diane.major@nibsc.hpa.org.uk or e.d.l.schmidt01@umcg.nl