Bhanja virus (ATCC® VR-444)

Classification: Bunyaviridae  /  Product Format: freeze-dried

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Classification Bunyaviridae
Agent Bhanja virus
Strain G690
Common Name Bhanja virus
Applications
HA produced in goose RBC between pH 5.8-6.4 and at 27C. Indistinguishable from Ibadan, Ar 2709.
Biosafety Level 3

Biosafety classification is based on U.S. Public Health Service Guidelines, it is the responsibility of the customer to ensure that their facilities comply with biosafety regulations for their own country.

Isolation
Whole adult female and male triturated ticks, Haemaphyaelis intermedia, collected from a paralyzed goat, Bhanjanagar, Ganjam
Product Format freeze-dried
Storage Conditions -60°C
Comments
Less than 220 nm as estimated by filtration. Sensitive to sodium deoxycholate. HA produced in goose RBC between pH 5.8-6.4 and at 27C. Indistinguishable from Ibadan, Ar 2709.
Effect on Host
Cytopathic effects (plaques formation) in Vero cells
Death in suckling mice
Replication in BSC-1 cells
Recommended Host
suckling mouse; Vero cells (ATCC CCL-81); BS-C-1 cells (ATCC CCL-26)
Growth Conditions
Incubation: 3 days
Effect on Host
Cytopathic effects (plaques formation) in Vero cells
Death in suckling mice
Replication in BSC-1 cells
Name of Depositor RE Shope
Special Collection ATCC
Source
Whole adult female and male triturated ticks, Haemaphyaelis intermedia, collected from a paralyzed goat, Bhanjanagar, Ganjam
References

Verani P, et al. Isolation of Bhanja virus from Haemaphysalis ticks in Italy. Am. J. Trop. Med. Hyg. 19: 103-105, 1970. PubMed: 5416280

Shah KV, Work TH. Bhanja virus: a new arbovirus from ticks Haemaphysalis intermedia Warburton and Nuttall, 1909, in Orissa, India. Indian J. Med. Res. 57: 793-798, 1969. PubMed: 5820426

. International catalogue of arboviruses. 2nd ed.Bethesda, MD: DHEW; 1975.

Notice: Necessary PermitsPermits

These permits may be required for shipping this product:

  • Customer Acceptance of Responsibility, ATCC Form 62 required for distribution.
  • Customers located in the state of Hawaii will need to contact the Hawaii Department of Agriculture to determine if an Import Permit is required. A copy of the permit or documentation that a permit is not required must be sent to ATCC in advance of shipment.
  • USDA APHIS VS 16-6 or 16-6A permit must be obtained and a copy of the permit must be sent to ATCC in advance of shipment. The Application Form VS 16-3 (Import controlled material import or transport organisms or vectors) must be submitted to USDA APHIS Veterinary Services to obtain the VS 16-6 or 16-6A permit.
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