Bwamba virus (ATCC® VR-88)

Classification: Bunyaviridae,Orthobunyavirus  /  Product Format: freeze-dried

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Classification Bunyaviridae,Orthobunyavirus
Agent Bwamba virus
Strain M459
Common Name Bwamba virus
Biosafety Level 2
Isolation
Blood serum from 24-year-old male with febrile illness, Uganda, 1937
Product Format freeze-dried
Storage Conditions -60°C
Comments
Brain tissues from infected mice may be expected to have titers of 10(e7)-10(e8) for nb and adult mice (i.c.)
Effect on Host
causes death in host animal
Recommended Host
newborn mouse, i.p. inoculation; mouse, i.c. or i.n. inoculation
Growth Conditions
Incubation: 3-9 days
Effect on Host
causes death in host animal
Name of Depositor KC Smithburn
Special Collection ATCC
Source
Blood serum from 24-year-old male with febrile illness, Uganda, 1937
Year of Origin 1937
References

Smithburn KC. . Amer. J. Trop. Med. 21: 75, 1941.

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