Yellow fever virus (YFV 17D) | BCH-ORGA-SCBD-114710 | Organism | Biosafety Clearing-House

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Organism (ORGA)

last updated: 30 Jun 2020
Organism information
Yellow fever virus
Kingdom Orthornavirae
Phylum Kitrinoviricota
Class Flasuviricetes
Order Amarillovirales
Family Flaviviridae
Genus Flavivirus
Species Yellow fever virus
  • YFV 17D
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Additional classification
Group IV ((+)ssRNA)
Viruses
Characteristics related to biosafety
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The YFV 17D is a live attenuated vaccine strain and is designed to cause an immune response to confer protection to wild-type Yellow fever virus.
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  • Research
  • Vaccine
Additional Information
The YFV 17D is the only available vaccine against Yellow fever.

The wild-type Yellow fever virus is present in tropical regions of Africa, South America, and Central America.
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