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.
Healthy female donor, CMV negative. 5′ 10″ tall, 210 lbs. Her genotype at Fc gamma RIII alpha 158 is F/V.