Avian reovirus type 2 (ATCC® VR-856)

Classification: Reoviridae, Reovirus  /  Product Format: frozen

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