Duck hepatitis (ATCC® VR-191)

Classification: Picornavirus, Enterovirus, Animal  /  Product Format: frozen

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Classification Picornavirus, Enterovirus, Animal
Agent Duck hepatitis
Strain R85952
Biosafety Level 2
Isolation
Duck from a farm in Illinois, 1955
Product Format frozen
Storage Conditions -60°C
Comments
Ducks (1-2 week) become ill in 1-2 days and die in 3-5 days. Lesions occur in the liver and brain of infected ducks. Survives heating at 56C for 90 minutes. Not stable after lyophilization. An avian encephalomyelitis virus.
Effect on Host
Edema, necrosis of liver
death of embryo
Recommended Host
9 to 11 day chicken embryo, i.a. inoculation; duck embryo
chicken embryo; duck embryo; duck
Growth Conditions
Incubation: 1-3 days
Effect on Host
Edema, necrosis of liver
death of embryo
Name of Depositor SB Mohanty
Source
Duck from a farm in Illinois, 1955
Year of Origin 1955
References

Hanson LE. . Am. J. Vet. Res. 19: 712, 1958.

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  • 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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