The FGBI "ARRIAH" has been granted patents for avian influenza strains

09.02.2021 14:28

The Rosselkhoznadzor subordinate Federal State Financed Institution “Federal Center for Animal Health” (Vladimir) has been granted patents of the Russian Federation for avian influenza virus strains as part of its activities in the field of veterinary virology and biotechnology:

"A/SSA/Kostroma/3175/17 H5N2 avian influenza virus strain";

"A/chicken/Primorsk/419/2018 H9N2 avian influenza virus strain".

It was established that the patented strains have high infectivity and antigenicity, as well as unique genetic characteristics.

These inventions can be used to control the antigenicity and immunogenicity of subtype H5 and H9 avian influenza vaccines as well as for manufacturing antigen-containing diagnostic preparations and means of specific prevention.