Bovine herpesvirus 1 (ATCC® VR-864)

Classification: Herpesviridae, Varicellovirus  /  Product Format: frozen

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Classification Herpesviridae, Varicellovirus
Deposited As Infectious bovine rhinotracheitis
Agent Bovine herpesvirus 1
Strain Colorado-1 [Cooper 1]
Common Name Infectious bovine rhinotracheitis virus, Bovine rhinotracheitis virus
Biosafety Level 2

Biosafety  classification is based on U.S. Public Health Service Guidelines, it is the responsibility of the customer to ensure that their facilities comply with biosafety regulations for their own country.

Product Format frozen
Storage Conditions -70°C or colder
To prevent possible introduction of antibodies and BVDV, use of horse serum is recommended
Effect on Host
CPE, rounding, clumping, and sloughing.
Recommended Host
BT cells (ATCC® CRL-1390™™)
Growth Conditions

Recommendations for Infection: For best results cells should be 24 to 48 hours old and 80% - 90% confluent (not 100% confluent).

Incubation: 1 to 5 days at 37°C, a 5% CO2 in air atmosphere is recommended.

Effect on Host
CPE, rounding, clumping, and sloughing.
Name of Depositor JJ England
Source Lung of bovine with upper respiratory infection, United States

Whitbeck JC, et al. Synthesis, processing, and oligomerization of bovine herpesvirus 1 gE and gI membrane proteins. J. Virol. 70: 7878-7884, 1996. PubMed: 8892910

York CJ, et al. Isolation and identification of infectious bovine rhinotracheitis virus in tissue culture. Proc. Soc. Exp. Biol. Med. 94: 740-744, 1957. PubMed: 13431940

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These permits may be required for shipping this product:

  • Customer Acceptance of Responsibility, ATCC Form 62 required for distribution.
  • Customers located in the state of Hawaii will need to contact the Hawaii Department of Agriculture to determine if an Import Permit is required. A copy of the permit or documentation that a permit is not required must be sent to ATCC in advance of shipment.
  • USDA APHIS VS 16-6 or 16-6A permit must be obtained and a copy of the permit must be sent to ATCC in advance of shipment. The Application Form VS 16-3 (Import controlled material import or transport organisms or vectors) must be submitted to USDA APHIS Veterinary Services to obtain the VS 16-6 or 16-6A permit.
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