Human adenovirus 18 (ATCC® VR-19)

Classification: Adenoviridae, Mastadenovirus, Human adenovirus A  /  Product Format: frozen

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Classification Adenoviridae, Mastadenovirus, Human adenovirus A
Deposited As Adenovirus type 18
Agent Human adenovirus 18
Strain D.C.
Applications
Produces subcutaneous tumors at the site of inoculation in newborn hamsters.
Respiratory research
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
Anal swab from child with Niemann-Pick syndrome, Washington, DC, 1954
Product Format frozen
Storage Conditions -60°C or colder
Comments
HA activity has not been demonstrated. May require large inocula before satisfactory titers are obtained. Produces subcutaneous tumors at the site of inoculation in newborn hamsters.
REFERENCE STRAIN: Pereira, H.G. et al., Virology 20: 613, 1963.
Effect on Host
Yes, in vitro effects: Cytopathic effects in tissue culture
CPE
Recommended Host
human embryonic kidney cells; HeLa cells (ATCC CCL-2); KB cells (ATCC CCL-17)

Host of Choice:  HEK, HeLa, KB cells

Host Range:  HEK, HeLa, KB and other human cell lines.

Growth Conditions
Duration: 2-3 days
Effect on Host
Yes, in vitro effects: Cytopathic effects in tissue culture
CPE
Name of Depositor M Schaeffer, DA Stevens
Source
Anal swab from child with Niemann-Pick syndrome, Washington, DC, 1954
Year of Origin 1954
References

Rowe WP, Hartley JW, Huebner RJ. Additional serotypes of the APC virus group. Proc. Soc. Exp. Biol. Med. 91: 260-262, 1956. PubMed: 13297771

Hierholzer JC, et al. Antigenic relationships among the 47 human adenoviruses determined in reference horse antisera. Arch. Virol. 121: 179-197, 1991. PubMed: 1759904

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