Dengue virus type 2 (ATCC® VR-345)

Classification: Flaviviridae, Flavivirus, Dengue virus  /  Product Format: frozen

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Classification Flaviviridae, Flavivirus, Dengue virus
Agent Dengue virus type 2
Strain [TH-36]
Applications
Hemagglutinates, with optimal pH 6.4. With hyperimmune animal sera cross-reacts extensively by all types of usual tests with dengue type 2, but homolgous titer usually higher.
Vector borne research
Biosafety Level 2
Isolation
Serum from patient diagnosed as Thai hemorrhagic fever, Thailand, 1958
Product Format frozen
Storage Conditions -60°C
Comments
Hemagglutinates, with optimal pH 6.4. With hyperimmune animal sera cross-reacts extensively by all types of usual tests with dengue type 2, but homolgous titer usually higher.
Effect on Host
CNS signs and death
Recommended Host
suckling mouse, i.c. inoculation
suckling mouse, i.c. or i.p. inoculation; rhesus monkey, s.c. inoculation (viremia); many cells in culture but usually without adequate CPE
Growth Conditions
Incubation: 4-6 days
Effect on Host
CNS signs and death
Name of Depositor WM Hammon
Source
Serum from patient diagnosed as Thai hemorrhagic fever, Thailand, 1958
Year of Origin 1958
References

Rudnick A, et al. Viruses associated with epidemic hemorrhagic fevers of the Philippines and Thailand. Science 131: 1102-1103, 1960. PubMed: 14399343

Hammon WM. . Trans. Assoc. Am. Physiol. 73: 140, 1960.

Hammon WM. SEATO Med. Res.. 2: ; 1961.

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