Influenza B virus (ATCC® VR-523)

Classification: Orthomyxoviridae, Influenzavirus B  /  Product Format: frozen

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Classification Orthomyxoviridae, Influenzavirus B
Agent Influenza B virus
Strain B/Mass/3/66
Applications
Influenza Research
Biosafety Level 2
Isolation
Throat washings from patient in US, 1966
Product Format frozen
Storage Conditions -70°C or colder (or colder)
Effect on Host
Yes, in vitro effects: Allantoic fluid agglutinates chicken RBC
Allantoic fluid agglutinates chicken RBC (HA)
Recommended Host
chicken embryo

Recommended Host: SPF CE (10 to 11 day old, intra allantoic)

Growth Conditions
Duration: 48 hours at 33C with humidity
Cryopreservation
Storage temperature: -70°C
Effect on Host
Yes, in vitro effects: Allantoic fluid agglutinates chicken RBC
Allantoic fluid agglutinates chicken RBC (HA)
Name of Depositor R.I.T. - Recherche et Industrie Therapeutiques
Source
Throat washings from patient in US, 1966
Year of Origin 1966
References

. . NCDC Influenza-Respiratory Disease Surveillance Report 83: 4, 1967.

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