Western equine encephalitis virus (ATCC® VR-1251)

Classification: Togaviridae, Alphavirus  /  Product Format: frozen

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Classification Togaviridae, Alphavirus
Agent Western equine encephalitis virus
Strain Fleming
Common Name Western equine encephalitis virus
Vector borne research
Biosafety Level 3
Product Format frozen
Storage Conditions -70°C or colder
The 1993 HHS Pub. No.(CDC)93-8395 recommends all persons working with WEE be vaccinated.
Name of Depositor NIH/NIAID
Special Collection ATCC
Notice: Necessary PermitsPermits

These permits may be required for shipping this product:

  • This item is listed on the Commerce Control List of the U.S. Department of Commerce and is distributed only within the 50 United States. Distribution requires completion of a Customer Acceptance of Responsibility (CAR) for Commerce Control List Biologicals form.
  • 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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