RSV is a paramxyoviridae; pleomorphic, 150 –300 nm diameter; enveloped virions; single stranded linear RNA; non-segmented negative sense genome; lack hemagglutinin and neuraminidase activities. Most common cause of common cold-like respiratory tract illness in infants and young children; causes colds in adults, febrile bronchitis in infants and older children, pneumonia in infants, and bronchiolitis in very young babies; reinfection common and results in upper respiratory infection.
Inactivation & Safety — Each lot of antigen is inactivated using gamma radiation and this inactivation verified using a sensitive tissue culture based infectivity assay.
Applications — Positive control for antigen detection in nasal or fecal samples.
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