2021 SA Grams

The Federal Select Agent Program (FSAP) has determined that the ASFV-G-ΔI177L ΔLVR strain of African swine fever virus is excluded from the requirements of the select agent regulations. This decision was made based upon information provided by the entity requesting the exclusion, consultation with subject matter experts, and a review of published studies. After completion of this review, FSAP concluded that the ASFV-G-ΔI177L ΔLVR strain does not pose a threat to animal health or animal products.

Additional information regarding the specific excluded strain can be found here.

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