Fowlpox virus (ATCC® VR-249)

Classification: Poxviridae, Chordopoxvirinae, Avipoxvirus  /  Product Format: frozen

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Classification Poxviridae, Chordopoxvirinae, Avipoxvirus
Deposited As Fowlpox virus, Avipoxvirus
Agent Fowlpox virus
Strain Hofstad (701)
Applications
Found to produce cross-reactions with other recently isolated strains in precipitin tests.
Biosafety Level 3
Isolation
turkey, Iowa State College
Product Format frozen
Storage Conditions -60°C
Comments
Found to produce cross-reactions with other recently isolated strains in precipitin tests. Initially non-lethal but after several passages it produced occasional deaths.
Effect on Host
causes lesions on chorioallantoic membrane
Effect on Host
causes lesions on chorioallantoic membrane
Name of Depositor LE Hanson
Source
turkey, Iowa State College
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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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