Feline infectious peritonitis virus (ATCC® VR-2004)

Classification: Coronaviridae, Alphacoronavirus, Alphacoronavirus 1  /  Product Format: frozen

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Classification Coronaviridae, Alphacoronavirus, Alphacoronavirus 1
Agent Feline infectious peritonitis virus
Strain DF2


Biosafety Level 2
Spleen of cat with typical FIP disease
Product Format frozen
Storage Conditions -19°C
Cross reacts with canine coronavirus, TGE and human 229B. No known HA.
Effect on Host
Cytopathic effects (Corona-type)
death in cat
Recommended Host
CRFK cells (ATCC CCL-94)
feline kidney cells; CRFK cells (ATCC CCL-94)
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Incubation: 4-5 days
Effect on Host
Cytopathic effects (Corona-type)
death in cat
Name of Depositor EV Davis
Special Collection ATCC
Spleen of cat with typical FIP disease

Evermann JF, et al. Characterization of a feline infectious peritonitis virus isolate. Vet. Pathol. 18: 256-265, 1981. PubMed: 7467085

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