VICH GL34 Biologicals: testing for the detection of Mycoplasma contamination

Current effective version

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Reference numberEMA/CVMP/VICH/463/2002
Effective from28/02/2014
KeywordsVICH, mycoplasma, biologicals, contamination
DescriptionThis document provides guidance on testing for the presence of Mycoplasma contamination in cell culture and in ovo origin biological products for veterinary use. It addresses tests on master seeds, master cell seeds (stocks), working seeds and cells, ingredients of animal origin, harvests and live final vaccine and harvests for killed products.

Document history

First version

Current version

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PDF icon Draft guideline 1

In operation: 28/02/2014–present


Published: 20/12/2011


Published: 15/12/2010

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