Human Coxsackievirus A 20 (ATCC® VR-178)

Classification: Picornaviridae, Enterovirus, Human enterovirus C  /  Product Format: frozen

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Classification Picornaviridae, Enterovirus, Human enterovirus C
Deposited As Coxsackievirus A20
Agent Human Coxsackievirus A 20
Strain IH Pool 35
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.

Isolation
Pool of fecal specimens from patients with infectious hepatitis, New York State, 1955
Product Format frozen
Storage Conditions   -60°C
Comments
In secondary HAm cell cultures, plaques containing rounded or dendritic cells with granular cytoplasm appear on the 5th day and are maximal on the 6th day.
In secondary HAm cell cultures, plaques containing rounded or dendritic cells with granular cytoplasm appear on the 5th day and are maximal on the 6th day.
Effect on Host
Yes, in vitro effects: Cytopathic effects in tissue culture
CPE
Recommended Host
human amnion cells

Host of Choice:  HAm cells

Host Range: sM, HeLa, HAm, HED cells

suckling mouse; HeLa cells (ATCC CCL-2); ; human fetal diploid kidney cells; human diploid embryonic cells
Growth Conditions
Duration: 5-6 days
Effect on Host
Yes, in vitro effects: Cytopathic effects in tissue culture
CPE
Name of Depositor HA Wenner
Source
Pool of fecal specimens from patients with infectious hepatitis, New York State, 1955
Year of Origin 1955
References

Sickles GM, et al. New types of Coxsackie virus, group A. Cytopathogenicity in tissue culture. Proc. Soc. Exp. Biol. Med. 102: 742-743, 1959. PubMed: 14446401

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