Canarypox virus (ATCC® VR-111)

Classification: Poxviridae, Chordopoxvirinae, Avipoxvirus  /  Product Format: frozen

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Classification Poxviridae, Chordopoxvirinae, Avipoxvirus
Deposited As Canarypox virus, Avipoxvirus
Agent Canarypox virus
Strain Wheatley C93 [102]
Applications
produces respiratory disease.
Biosafety Level 2
Isolation
Scab on foot of canary, New Jersey, 1948
Product Format frozen
Storage Conditions -70°C or colder
Comments
Following cutaneous inoculation in canaries or passerine birds, typical pox lesions develop in the skin. Infection usually is fatal. Inoculation i. m. produces respiratory disease.
Following cutaneous inoculation in canaries or passerine birds, typical pox lesions develop on the skin.
Effect on Host
Yes, in vivo effects: causes lesions on chorioallantoic membrane
Pock lesions on CAM (not distinct)
Recommended Host
chicken embryo, chorioallantoic membrane inoculation

Host of Choice: CE (CAM)

Host Range: CE, C

chicken embryo; chicken
Growth Conditions
Duration: 3 days at 35C in chicken embryos
Effect on Host
Yes, in vivo effects: causes lesions on chorioallantoic membrane
Pock lesions on CAM (not distinct)
Name of Depositor SB Hitchner
Source
Scab on foot of canary, New Jersey, 1948
Year of Origin 1948
References

Beaudette FR. . 57th Ann. Proc. U.S. Livestock Sanitary Assoc. : 249, 1953.

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  • 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.
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