Western equine encephalitis virus (ATCC® VR-375)

Classification: Togaviridae, Alphavirus  /  Product Format: freeze-dried

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Classification Togaviridae, Alphavirus
Deposited As Western equine encephalomyelitis virus
Agent Western equine encephalitis virus
Strain Y-62-33 (USSR prototype)
Common Name Western equine encephalitis virus
Applications
Vector borne research
Biosafety Level 3

Biosafety classification is based on U.S. Public Health Service Guidelines, it is the responsibility of the customer to ensure that their facilities comply with biosafety regulations for their own country.

Isolation
Aedes contans and Aedes cinexeus, 1962 near Isewsk Udmurst, USSR
Product Format freeze-dried
Storage Conditions -60°C
Comments
This isolate may be from a laboratory contaminate.
Effect on Host
Yes, in vivo effects: causes death in host animal
Death in suckling mouse.
Effect on Host
Yes, in vivo effects: causes death in host animal
Death in suckling mouse.
Name of Depositor RE Shope
Source
Aedes contans and Aedes cinexeus, 1962 near Isewsk Udmurst, USSR
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  • 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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