B Lymphoblastoid Cell lines are derived by infection of PBMC with Epstein-Barr virus. The virus immortalizes B lymphocytes. It typically is not shed from cells but cultures should still be handled under Biosafety level 2 conditions.
Female, CMV positive and Fc gamma RIIIa 153-F/F. This donor is allergic to lorabid and cats. She also has a history of allergy to dust mites and local pollens.