Avian myeloblastosis (ATCC® VR-265)

Classification: Retrovirus, Avian Type C Retrovirus Group  /  Product Format: frozen

Classification Retrovirus, Avian Type C Retrovirus Group
Agent Avian myeloblastosis
Strain BAI strain A
Biosafety Level 2
Isolation
Pooled tissues from two 11-week-old chickens with naturally occurring subleukemic neurolymphomatosis
Product Format frozen
Storage Conditions -60°C
Comments
This is likely a mixture of viruses. Seed stocks should be passaged in vivo to avoid inappropriate selective pressure in the strain.
Effect on Host
Myeloblasts appear in blood
Recommended Host
3 to 5 day old chicken, i. v. inoculation
chicken (especially White Leghorn Line 15)
Growth Conditions
Incubation: 10-20 days
Effect on Host
Myeloblasts appear in blood
Name of Depositor JW Beard
Source
Pooled tissues from two 11-week-old chickens with naturally occurring subleukemic neurolymphomatosis
References

Hall WJ. . Am. J. Vet. Res. 2: 272, 1941.