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.
Donor is healthy. He is 5′ 3″ tall and weighs 240 lbs. He has seasonal allergies and is allergic to cats and dogs. He is taking metformin and is CMV positive. His Fc gamma RIIIa genotype is F/V.