Western equine encephalitis virus (ATCC® VR-375)

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

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