Embu virus (ATCC® VR-473)

Classification: Poxviridae, unclassified  /  Product Format: freeze-dried

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Classification Poxviridae, unclassified
Agent Embu virus
Strain SP An 880
Applications
No HA is produced, but good CF antigen can be prepared from infected brains.
Biosafety Level 3
Isolation
Brain of sentinel suckling white mice, Brazil, 1962
Product Format freeze-dried
Storage Conditions -60°C
Comments
No HA is produced, but good CF antigen can be prepared from infected brains.
Effect on Host
Causes death in host animal
Recommended Host
suckling mouse, i.c. or i.p. inoculation
Growth Conditions
Incubation: 4-5 days
Effect on Host
Causes death in host animal
Name of Depositor Yale Arbovirus Research Unit
Special Collection ATCC
Source
Brain of sentinel suckling white mice, Brazil, 1962
Year of Origin 1962
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