West Nile virus (ATCC® VR-1510)

Classification: Flaviviridae, Flavivirus  /  Product Format: frozen

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Classification Flaviviridae, Flavivirus
Agent West Nile virus
Strain B 956
Common Name West Nile virus
Applications
Vector borne research
Biosafety Level 3
Isolation
blood - human
Uganda
Isolation date: 1937
Product Format frozen
Storage Conditions -70°C
Effect on Host
Yes, in vitro effects: Cytopathic effects (cell rounding and cell death)
CPE characterized by rounding of cells and cell death.
Recommended Host

Host of Choice: Vero (ATCC CCL-81)

Host Range: Vero (ATCC CCL-81), M (i.c.)

Growth Conditions
Duration: 2-3 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 of cells and cell death.
Name of Depositor M Theiler
Special Collection NCRR Contract
Source
blood - human
Uganda
Isolation date: 1937
Year of Origin 1937
References

Smithburn KC. . Am. J. Trop. Med. Hyg. 20: 471, 1940.

ATCC VR-1510 is a tissue culture-adapted strain derived from ATCC VR-82, which was isolated from human blood.

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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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