Dakar bat virus (ATCC® VR-382)

Classification: Flaviviridae, Flavivirus  /  Product Format: freeze-dried

Classification Flaviviridae, Flavivirus
Agent Dakar bat virus
Strain IPD/A 249
Applications
HA produced
Biosafety Level 2
Isolation
Salivary glands, Vespertilionides-Scotophilus (bat), Senegal, 1962
Product Format freeze-dried
Storage Conditions -60°C
Comments
HA produced (Opt. pH 6.2, 28°C). No arthropod vector demonstrated.
Effect on Host
Causes death in host animal
Recommended Host
suckling mouse, i.c. inoculation or i.p. inoculation
suckling mouse
Growth Conditions
Incubation: 4-5 days
Effect on Host
Causes death in host animal
Name of Depositor Yale Arbovirus Research Unit
Source
Salivary glands, Vespertilionides-Scotophilus (bat), Senegal, 1962
Year of Origin 1962
References

Bres P, Chambon L. Isolement à Dakar d'une souche d'arbovirus à partir de glandes salivaires de chauve-souris (note préliminaire). Ann. Inst. Pasteur 104: 705-711, 1963.