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
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.

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