Gerstmann StrausslerScheinker syndrome See prion diseases

Getah virus (GETV) A species in the genus Alphavirus. Isolated in Malaysia, Japan, Campuchia and Australia from mosquitoes, and from swine in Japan. No known association with disease. Causes viremia in chicks. Antibodies found in pigs, horses, men and birds.

Yoshinaka Y et al (1979) Microbiol Immun 23, 95

GF cell line (CCL 58) A permanent cell line established from a marine teleost, the blue-striped grunt, Haemulon sciurus. Grows in Eagle's basal medium with 0.196m sodium chloride and both human and calf serum. Incubation at 20°C. Used to isolate enteric fish viruses.

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