LWP Virus Test Kit
71 Vials, including flat tray boxes
1. The Vials & Box for this kit was updated in 2022. New Vial Size: 10 x 50mm. New Storage Boxes: Sturdy white cardboard flat tray box with a foam inlay for the vials.
2. This kit started out many years ago with 21 vials and progressed to 3 kits of 71 vials as more virus vials were added over the years. The 3 kits have now been combined into one kit of 71 vials (and discounted). If you purchased any of the separate kits in the past and wish to be updated let us know.
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VI 1 Coxsackie
Tonsillitis/ pharyngitis, childhood pneumonia, upper respiratory tract infection, greyish ulcers of soft palate and fauces, Bornholm disease, fever, hand foot and mouth disease, flaccid paralysis, viral meningitis. 24 group A and 6 group B.
VI 2 Cytomegalovirus / CMV Tonsillitis/ pharyngitis, encephalitis, hepatitis.
VI 3 Epstein-Barr Virus / EBV Infectious mononucleosis, tonsillitis/ pharyngitis, glandular fever, encephalitis, hepatitis, implicated in nasopharyngeal carcinoma and lymphomas, viral meningitis.
VI 4 Hepatitis A / HAV Acute hepatitis. Particularly prevalent in developing countries. In developed nations 20% of young adults show serological evidence of past infection.
VI 5 Hepatitis B / HBV Acute and chronic viral hepatitis, implicated in primary liver cancer. 0.1% of UK population estimated to be carriers.
VI 6 Hepatitis C / HCV Acute and chronic viral hepatitis, implicated in primary liver cancer.
VI 7 Herpes Simplex Type 1 /HSV Tonsillitis/ pharyngitis, cold sores, whitlows, encephalitis, oral and genital ulcers (cold sores). Some research links it to dementia.
VI 8 Herpes Simplex Type 2 / HSV Genital ulcers.
VI 9 Herpes Zoster Shingles.
VI 10 Human Immunodeficiency Virus / HIV Tonsillitis/ pharyngitis, encephalitis.
VI 11 Influenza Singapore A, Sichnan A, Beijing A, Shangdong A, Panama B, Yamagata B strains in this vial.
VI 12 Measles Virus Fever and running nose, cough followed by rash, viral meningitis.
VI 13 Mumps Virus Headache, sore throat and fever with enlarged salivary glands
VI 14 Papilloma Human Virus / HPV Warts, verrucae, implicated in cancer of the cervix.
VI 15 Polio Virus Poliomyelitis. 3 types. Type 1 most virulent.
VI 16 Respiratory Syncytial Virus / RSV Croup, common cold, childhood pneumonia. Asthma sometimes starts after an infection with this virus.
VI 17 Rubella Virus / German Measles Virus. German measles, rash.
VI 18 Smallpox Virus Smallpox, influenza-type illness, pus-filled blisters. It is believed that no reservoirs of this virus are now left outside of laboratories.
VI 19 Varicella Zoster Chickenpox.
VI 20 Yellow Fever Virus Hepatitis. Occurs in tropical areas of Africa and South America.
VI 21 Parvovirus Causes slapped cheek disease (fifth disease / erythema infectiosum); a distinctive red, lacy-like rash on cheeks (and sometimes other parts of body), headache, fever; occurs most often in children; 20% to 30% symptom-free even though infected; in adults can cause joint pains and swelling, miscarriages in the first 20 weeks of pregnancy; can cause chronic anaemia in those with HIV or who have had organ transplants. Thought that 60% of all adults in the UK have been infected with Parvovirus at some point, usually as a child (NHS Direct).
VI 22 Adenovirus Most commonly causes illness of the respiratory system, but may also cause gastroenteritis, conjunctivitis, cystitis, and rashes.
VI 23 Astrovirus Causes diarrhoea and viral gastroenteritis.
VI 24 Avian Influenza Virus / H5N1 Infections have been documented among humans, sometimes causing severe illness and death.
VI 25 Borna Virus May play a role in some human neurological and psychiatric conditions including bipolar disorder and depression. Has been found in animals in Europe, Asia, Africa and North America.
VI 26 Coronavirus Primarily infects the upper respiratory and gastrointestinal tract, causing the common cold.
VI 27 Dengue Fever An infectious tropical disease, but seen as a potential biological warfare agent. Symptoms include fever, headache, muscle and joint pains, and a characteristic skin rash that is similar to measles.
VI 28 Ebola Virus (REBOV, ZEBOV, N and Sierra Leone 2014)Causes Ebola hemorrhagic fever. Mainly restricted to Africa but seen as a potential biological warfare agent.
VI 29 Echovirus Symptoms depend on the site of infection but may include croup, encephalitis, meningitis, myocarditis, mouth sores, upper respiratory infection, sore throat, pneumonia. The leading causes of acute febrile illness in infants and young children, and is the most common cause of aseptic meningitis.
VI 30 Enterovirus Has been associated with hand, foot, and mouth disease.
VI 31 GB Virus C / GBV-C Formerly known as hepatitis G virus (HGV). Known to infect humans, but is not known to cause human disease. Approximately 2% of healthy US blood donors have the virus in their blood stream, and up to 13% of blood donors have antibodies to E2 protein, indicating possible prior infection. Some studies have suggested that co-infection with GBV-C slows the progression of HIV disease.
VI 32 Hepatitis D Occurs only when Hepatitis B (HBV) is present, resulting in more severe complications compared to infection with HBV alone.
VI 33 Hepatitis E Prevalent in most developing countries, and common in any country with a hot climate.
VI 34 Human T-Lymphotropic Virus Type 1 / HTLV-I/ Adult T-Cell Lymphoma Virus Type 1 Has been seriously implicated in several kinds of diseases, including HTLV-I-associated myelopathy and Strongyloides stercoralis, and as a virus cancer link for leukaemia.
VI 35 Human T-Lymphotropic Virus Type 2 Associated with neurologic disorders and chronic pulmonary infections. Found predominantly in IV drug users, Native Americans, Caribbean and South American Indian groups.
VI 36 Japanese Encephalitis Virus Causes encephalitis. Transmitted by mosquitoes. Most prevalent in Southeast Asia and the Far East.
VI 37 Norovirus / Norwalk Virus Causes about half of all non-bacterial gastroenteritis cases around the world.
VI 38 Parainfluenza Virus 1 Parainfluenza viruses are the second most common cause of lower respiratory tract infection in younger children, including croup. Also upper respiratory tract illness (a cold and sore throat).
VI 39 Parainfluenza Virus 2 Parainfluenza viruses are the second most common cause of lower respiratory tract infection in younger children, including croup. Also upper respiratory tract illness (a cold and sore throat).
VI 40 Parainfluenza Virus 3 Parainfluenza viruses are the second most common cause of lower respiratory tract infection in younger children, including croup. Also upper respiratory tract illness (a cold and sore throat).This strain also associated with bronchiolitis and pneumonia.
VI 41 Parainfluenza Virus 4 Parainfluenza viruses are the second most common cause of lower respiratory tract infection in younger children, including croup. Also upper respiratory tract illness (a cold and sore throat).
VI 42 Rhinovirus Main cause of human common cold.
VI 43 Rotavirus The most common cause of severe diarrhoea among infants and young children. Can occur throughout life: the first usually produces symptoms, but subsequent infections are typically mild or asymptomatic.
VI 44 Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Virus / SARS A viral respiratory illness; no known outbreaks since 2004. Seen as a potential biological warfare agent.
VI 45 Swine Flu Virus / Swine Influenza Virus / H1N1 Virus Transmission of the virus from pigs to humans is not common and does not always lead to human flu.
VI 46 West Nile Virus Main route of human infection is through the bite of an infected mosquito. Approximately 90% of West Nile Virus infections in humans are without any symptoms. Found in Africa, Europe, the Middle East, west and central Asia, Oceania and North America.
VI 47 BK Virus Many people who are infected with this virus are asymptomatic. If symptoms do appear, they tend to be mild: respiratory infection or fever. Past infection with the BK virus is widespread, but significant consequences of infection are uncommon, with the exception of the immune-compromised and the immunosuppressed.
VI 48 California Encephalitis Virus Causes encephalitis in humans. Characterized by fever, drowsiness, and lack of mental alertness and orientation. Seizures occur in 50% of children. Focal neurologic signs such as irregular and abnormal reflexes develop in 20% of children. 10% of patients develop coma. The total duration of illness rarely exceeds 10–14 days. Recurrent unprovoked seizures occur even after the illness has passed. This develops in 20% of patients, especially those who had seizures during the acute illness. In adults, infection is asymptomatic.
VI 49 Colorado Tick Fever Virus /CTFV Initial symptoms include fever, chills, headaches, pain behind the eyes, light sensitivity, muscle pain, generalized malaise, abdominal pain, nausea, and vomiting, as well as a flat or pimply rash. During the second phase a high fever can return with an increase in symptoms. Found almost exclusively in the western United States and Canada, mostly in high mountain areas such as Colorado and Idaho.
VI 50 Cowpox Red blisters, usually through contact with diseased domestic cats, sometimes directly from rats or domesticated house mice.
VI 51 Eastern Equine Encephalitis Virus /EEE/ Triple E Present in North, Central and South America and the Caribbean. Symptoms include high fever, muscle pain, altered mental status, headache, meningeal irritation, photophobia, and seizures, which occur three to 10 days after the bite of an infected mosquito.
VI 52 Everglades Virus The virus circulates among rodents and vector mosquitoes and sometimes infects humans, causing a febrile illness with occasional neurological manifestations. Most clinical cases of infection occur in and around the city of Miami.
VI 53 Hantavirus Infection occurs through urine, saliva or contact with rodent waste products. May cause potentially fatal diseases in humans, such as hemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome (HFRS) and hantavirus pulmonary syndrome (HPS), but may be asymptomatic with no apparent health effects.
VI 54 Human Foamy Virus Has been isolated from patients with various neoplastic and degenerative diseases such as myasthenia gravis, multiple sclerosis, thyroiditis de Quervain, and Graves’ disease but the role of the virus is unclear. Recent studies indicate that it is not pathogenic in humans.
VI 55 Human Herpes Virus 6 Cause of the common childhood illness exanthem subitum (also known as roseola infantum or sixth disease). Found in some patients with neuro-inflammatory diseases such as multiple sclerosis.
VI 56 Human Herpes Virus 8 / Kaposi's Sarcoma-Associated Herpesvirus /KSHV/HHV-8 Kaposi's sarcoma, primary effusion lymphoma, some types of multicentric Castleman's disease. Healthy individuals can be infected with the virus and show no signs or symptoms, due to the immune system's ability to keep the infection in check. Infection is of particular concern to the immunosuppressed. Cancer patients receiving chemotherapy, AIDS patients and organ transplant patients are all at a high risk of showing signs of infection.
VI 57 JC Virus / John Cunningham Virus Initial site of infection may be the tonsils, or possibly the gastrointestinal tract. Then remains latent in the gastrointestinal tract and can also infect the tubular epithelial cells in the kidneys, where it continues to reproduce, shedding virus particles in the urine. Very common in the general population, infecting 70 to 90 percent of humans; most people acquire JCV in childhood or adolescence. It is found in high concentrations in urban sewage worldwide, leading some researchers to suspect contaminated water as a typical route of infection. Causes progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy and other diseases only in cases of immunodeficiency.
VI 58 La Crosse Virus Mosquito-transmitted virus that can cause encephalitis, or inflammation of the brain. Occurs in the Appalachian and Midwestern regions of the United States.
VI 59 Lassa Virus / Lassa Fever Virus Causes Lassa haemorrhagic fever. Endemic in West African countries.
VI 60 Lymphocytic Choriomeningitis Virus (LCMV) Spread by the common house mouse. During the initial phase, lasting up to a week, common symptoms include fever, lack of appetite, headache, muscle aches, malaise, nausea, and/or vomiting. Less frequent symptoms include a sore throat and cough, as well as joint, chest, and parotid pain. Second phase starts several days after recovery, and consists of symptoms of meningitis or encephalitis. Congenital infection may lead to malformations such as intracranial calcifications, hydrocephalus, microcephaly or macrocephaly, mental retardation, and seizure.
VI 61 Murray Valley Encephalitis Virus Endemic to northern Australia and Papua New Guinea. Causal agent of Murray Valley encephalitis (previously known as Australian encephalitis); in humans can cause permanent neurological disease or death.
VI 62 Puumala Virus Haemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome. Found predominantly in Scandinavia and Finland, although it has also been reported elsewhere in Northern Europe, Poland and Russia.
VI 63 Rift Valley Fever Virus Causes fever. Mainly in sub-Saharan Africa.
VI 64 Ross River Virus Causes an influenza-like illness and polyarthritis. The virus is endemic to Australia, Papua New Guinea, Fiji, Samoa, the Cook Is lands, New Caledonia and several other islands in the South Pacific.
VI 65 Simian Virus 40 Found in both monkeys and humans. Has the potential to cause tumors, but most often persists as a latent infection. Polio vaccine contaminated with it in 1960’s.
VI 66 Sindbis Virus Symptoms include arthralgia, rash and malaise. Most common in South and East Africa, Egypt, Israel, Philippines and parts of Australia.
VI 67 Tick-Borne Encephalitis Virus Most often manifests as meningitis, encephalitis, or meningoencephalitis; mild fever can also occur. Long-lasting or permanent neuropsychiatric complications are observed in 10-20% of infected patients.VI 68 Chikungunya Virus Causes fever and joint pain; other symptoms may include headache, muscle pain, joint swelling, or rash. Transmitted by mosquito. Outbreaks have occurred in countries in Africa, Asia, Europe, and the Indian and Pacific Oceans and the Caribbean. There is a risk that the virus will be imported to new areas by infected travellers.
VI 69 Herpes Virus 7 Often acts together with herpes virus 6; can cause a skin condition in infants known as exanthema subitum; also leads to or is associated with a number of other symptoms, including acute febrile respiratory disease, fever, rash, vomiting, diarrhoea, low lymphocyte counts, and febrile seizures, though often no symptoms present at all. Over 95% of adults have been infected and are immune to HHV-7, and over three quarters of those were infected before the age of six.
VI 70 Parvovirus B19 Causes a mild rash illness called erythema infectiosum or Fifth Disease; more common in children than adults. People with weakened immune systems caused by leukemia, cancer, organ transplants, or HIV infection are at risk for serious complications from fifth disease.
VI 71 Zika Virus Most common symptoms are fever, rash, joint pain, and conjunctivitis. The illness is usually mild with symptoms lasting from several days to a week. Reports of Guillain-Barré syndrome and pregnant women giving birth to babies with birth defects and poor pregnancy outcomes have been linked to the virus. Outbreaks have occurred in areas of Africa, Southeast Asia, the Pacific Islands and South America. Transmitted by mosquitos.
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