Avian reovirus (ATCC® VR-2449)

Classification: Reoviridae, Reovirus  /  Product Format: freeze-dried

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Classification Reoviridae, Reovirus
Agent Avian reovirus
Strain 2177
Biosafety Level 2
Isolation
Commercially-reared chickens afflicted with inflammation of the hock joints
Product Format freeze-dried
Storage Conditions -70°C or colder
Effect on Host
Cytopathic effects (syncytium and giant cell formation) within 5 to 7 days
Recommended Host
chicken embryo fibroblasts
chicken embryo, yolk or embryo; chicken embryo fibroblasts
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Incubation: 2-4 days
Cryopreservation
Storage temperature: -20C for lyophilized; -70C for frozen
Effect on Host
Cytopathic effects (syncytium and giant cell formation) within 5 to 7 days
Name of Depositor Univ. Delaware, Akzo Pharmaceuticals
Source
Commercially-reared chickens afflicted with inflammation of the hock joints
References

Rosenberger JK, et al. Reovirus strain 2177 and vaccine containing same. US Patent 5,525,342 dated Jun 11 1996

RosenbergerCharacterization of Reoviruses Associated with a runting Syndrome in Chickens.In: RosenbergerDisease Prevention and Control in Poultry Production, Aug. 31-Sep 2, 1983Sydney Australia1983.

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