Avian reovirus type 2 (ATCC® VR-856)

Classification: Reoviridae, Reovirus  /  Product Format: frozen

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Classification Reoviridae, Reovirus
Agent Avian reovirus type 2
Strain 24
Biosafety Level 2

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
Intestine from chicken with cloacal pasting
Product Format frozen
Storage Conditions -60°C or colder
Comments
The particles have an average diameter of 67 nm (60-70 nm).
Effect on Host
Cytopathic effects (syncytial type); forms small (1.5 mm) plaques in whole chicken-embyro primary cell cultures on the seventh day post-inoculation
Recommended Host
chicken embryo kidney cells
chicken embryo cells in tissue culture; turkey embryonic kidney cells in tissue culture; newborn mouse
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Incubation: 2-7 days
Effect on Host
Cytopathic effects (syncytial type); forms small (1.5 mm) plaques in whole chicken-embyro primary cell cultures on the seventh day post-inoculation
Name of Depositor BL Patel, DR Deshmukh
Source
Intestine from chicken with cloacal pasting
References

Deshmukh DR, Pomeroy BS. Avian reoviruses. I. Isolation and serological characterization. Avian Dis. 13: 239-243, 1969. PubMed: 4307737

Lee LF, et al. Characterization of avian reovirus 24. Avian Dis. 17: 559-567, 1973. PubMed: 4748344

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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