Tacaribe virus (ATCC® VR-1272)

Classification: Arenaviridae, Arenavirus, New World Arenaviruses  /  Product Format: frozen

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Classification Arenaviridae, Arenavirus, New World Arenaviruses
Agent Tacaribe virus
Strain TRVL 11573 [V-544-001-522]
Common Name Tacaribe virus
Biosafety Level 2

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Isolation
Presumed from brain of bat (Artibeus literatus palmarum) Port of Spain, British West Indies, 1956
Product Format frozen
Storage Conditions -60°C
Effect on Host
Yes, in vivo effects: Paralysis, convulsions, death
Paralysis, convulsions, death
Effect on Host
Yes, in vivo effects: Paralysis, convulsions, death
Paralysis, convulsions, death
Name of Depositor NIH/NIAID
Source
Presumed from brain of bat (Artibeus literatus palmarum) Port of Spain, British West Indies, 1956
Year of Origin 1956
References

Downs WG. . Am. J. Trop. Med. Hyg. 12: 640, 1963.

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