West Nile virus (ATCC® VR-1507)

Classification: Flaviviridae, Flavivirus  /  Product Format: frozen

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Classification Flaviviridae, Flavivirus
Agent West Nile virus
Strain 385-99
Common Name West Nile virus
Applications
Emerging infectious disease research
Vector borne research
Positive for Mycoplasma Yes
Biosafety Level 3
Isolation
tissue, animal
Bronx New York, United States
Isolation date: 1999
Product Format frozen
Storage Conditions -70°C or colder
Comments
The preparation is contaminated with Mycoplasma arginini as detected by PCR.
Effect on Host
Yes, in vitro effects: Cytopathic effects (cell rounding and cell death)
CPE characterized by rounding and cell death
Recommended Host

Recommended Host: Vero (ATCC CCL-81)

Growth Conditions
Duration: 3-4 days at 37C
Cryopreservation
Storage temperature: -70C
Effect on Host
Yes, in vitro effects: Cytopathic effects (cell rounding and cell death)
CPE characterized by rounding and cell death
Name of Depositor RB Tesh
Special Collection NCRR Contract
Chain of Custody
ATCC <<--RB Tesh<<--T. McNanamara
Source
tissue, animal
Bronx New York, United States
Isolation date: 1999
Year of Origin 1999
References

Gould EA, et al. Antigencity of flaviviruses. Arch. Virol. Suppl. 1: 137-152, 1990.

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Notice: Necessary PermitsPermits

These permits may be required for shipping this product:

  • Customer Acceptance of Responsibility, ATCC Form 62 required for distribution.
  • 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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