Influenza B virus (ATCC® VR-102)

Classification: Orthomyxoviridae, Influenzavirus B  /  Product Format: frozen 1 mL per vial

Classification Orthomyxoviridae, Influenzavirus B
Agent Influenza B virus
Strain B/Allen/45
Applications
Influenza Research
Biosafety Level 2
Product Format frozen 1 mL per vial
Storage Conditions -70°C or colder
Effect on Host
Hemagglutinates chicken RBC
Recommended Host
SPF chicken embryonated eggs, 10-11 days
Growth Conditions Temperature: 35°C
Recommendations for Infection: Dilute virus in D-PBS prior to inoculation.
Incubation: 2 days
Effect on Host
Hemagglutinates chicken RBC
Name of Depositor RQ Robinson, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Source Patient in Michigan, 1945
Year of Origin 1945
References

Francis T Jr, et al. The protective effect of vaccination against epidemic influenza B. J. Am. Med. Assoc. 131: 275-278, 1946. PubMed: 21027918