Silverwater virus (ATCC® VR-1220)

Classification: Bunyaviridae  /  Product Format: freeze-dried

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Classification Bunyaviridae
Agent Silverwater virus
Strain 131 [V-512-001-522]
Common Name Silverwater virus
Biosafety Level 2

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
Presumed from Haemaphysalis leporis-palustris ticks removed from two snowshoe hares, Ontario, Canada, 1960
Product Format freeze-dried
Storage Conditions -60°C
Comments
Infected brain tissue will have a titer of about 10(5). Stable at -60C.
Effect on Host
Yes, in vivo effects: causes death in host animal
Death
Effect on Host
Yes, in vivo effects: causes death in host animal
Death
Name of Depositor NIH/NIAID
Special Collection ATCC
Source
Presumed from Haemaphysalis leporis-palustris ticks removed from two snowshoe hares, Ontario, Canada, 1960
Year of Origin 1960
References

Walker SJ, et al. Powassan virus: investigations of possible natural cycles of infection. J. Infect. Dis. 109: 19-23, 1961. PubMed: 13774094

McLean DM, Larke RP. Powassan and Silverwater viruses: ecology of two Ontario arboviruses. Can. Med. Assoc. J. 88: 182, 1963.

Notice: Necessary PermitsPermits

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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