Experiences with the adaptation of crimean hemorrhagic fever virus to the CV-1 monkey cell line.


Of several cell lines tested, the CV-1 monkey cell line proved to be the most suitable system for propagation of Crimean hemorrhagic fever (CHF) virus. Two CHF strains could be adapted to this cell line by serial passaging. The viral progeny from these passages was specifically cytocidal and produced plaques in CV-1 cells, which could be used in serological… (More)


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