Avian myeloblastosis (ATCC® VR-265)

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

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Classification Retrovirus, Avian Type C Retrovirus Group
Agent Avian myeloblastosis
Strain BAI strain A
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
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.

Notice: Necessary PermitsPermits

These permits may be required for shipping this product:

  • 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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