Bakau virus (ATCC® VR-391)

Classification: Bunyaviridae, Orthobunyavirus  /  Product Format: freeze-dried

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Classification Bunyaviridae, Orthobunyavirus
Agent Bakau virus
Strain MM 2325
Common Name Bakau virus
HA produced (Opt. pH 5.6, 27°C).
Biosafety Level 2
Culex (Lophoceratanyia) spp., Malaya, 1956
Product Format freeze-dried
Storage Conditions -60°C
HA produced (Opt. pH 5.6, 27°C).
Effect on Host
Causes death in host animal
Recommended Host
suckling mouse, i .c. inoculation; mouse, 3 to 4 week old), i. .c. inoculation
Growth Conditions
Incubation: 2-3 days
Effect on Host
Causes death in host animal
Name of Depositor Yale Arbovirus Research Unit
Special Collection ATCC
Culex (Lophoceratanyia) spp., Malaya, 1956
Year of Origin 1956

. Catalogue of arthropod-borne viruses of the world. USPHS Pub. No. 1760Washington, DC: U.S. GPO; 1967.

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