Salmonid herpesvirus 1 (ATCC® VR-868)

Classification: Herpesviridae, unclassified  /  Product Format: frozen

Classification Herpesviridae, unclassified
Deposited As Herpesvirus salmonis
Agent Salmonid herpesvirus 1
Strain Winthrop
Biosafety Level 2
Isolation
Ovarian fluid from post-spawning rainbow trout (Salmo gairdneri), 1975
Product Format frozen
Storage Conditions -70°C or colder
Comments
TC requires 2 hours adsorption at 10°C for maximum PFU. Incubation temperature (in vivo and in vitro) best at 10°C or lower.
Effect on Host
Cytopathic effects (syncytium formation) in tissue culture
Death in trout
Recommended Host
rainbow trout gonad (RTG-2) cells (ATCC CCL-55)
rainbow trout; RTG-2 cells (ATCC CCL-55)
Growth Conditions
Incubation: 3-10 days at 10°C in RTG-2 cells; 30-60 days in rainbow trout
Effect on Host
Cytopathic effects (syncytium formation) in tissue culture
Death in trout
Name of Depositor KE Wolf, MC Quimby, WG Taylor
Source
Ovarian fluid from post-spawning rainbow trout (Salmo gairdneri), 1975
Year of Origin 1975
References

Wolf K. J. Virol. 27: 659, 1978.

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AF023673 Salmonid herpesvirus 1 DNA polymerase (ORF 57/58) gene, partial cds; and dUTPase (ORF 49) and ORF 48 genes, complete cds.