Uganda S virus (ATCC® VR-81)

Classification: Flaviviridae, Flavivirus  /  Product Format: freeze-dried

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Classification Flaviviridae, Flavivirus
Agent Uganda S virus
Strain Original
Biosafety Level 2
Isolation
Suspension of 65 arboreal Aedes spp. mosquitoes, Uganda, Africa, 1947
Product Format freeze-dried
Storage Conditions 4°C
Comments
Infected brain tissue will have a titer of about 10(e6). Agglutinates goose and chicken RBC. Inactivated by ether and by sodium deoxycholate. No recognized laboratory infection.
Effect on Host
Causes death in host animal
Recommended Host
suckling mouse, i.c. inoculation
mouse; hamster; chicken embryo
Growth Conditions
Incubation: 3-4 days
Effect on Host
Causes death in host animal
Name of Depositor J Casals
Source
Suspension of 65 arboreal Aedes spp. mosquitoes, Uganda, Africa, 1947
Year of Origin 1947
References

Dick GW. . Trans. R. Soc. Trop. Med. Hyg. 46: 600, 1952.

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