St. Louis isolate of Bourbon virus (BRBV-STL)

Tech ID: T-018815

This strain of the Bourbon virus was isolated from the serum of an infected St. Louis-area patient. The isolated virus was used to demonstrate in vitro and in a mouse model that the antiviral drug favipiravir has prophylactic and therapeutic efficacy against the Bourbon virus, indicating it as a good candidate for treatment in humans.

Publication: Therapeutic efficacy of favipiravir against Bourbon virus in mice

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Richards, Jennifer

richards.j@wustl.edu

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