Maguari virus (ATCC® VR-298)

Classification: Bunyaviridae, Orthobunyavirus  /  Product Format: freeze-dried

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Classification Bunyaviridae, Orthobunyavirus
Deposited As Cache Valley virus
Agent Maguari virus
Strain Original
Biosafety Level 2

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Isolation
Mosquitoes (Culiseta inornata) collected in Utah, 1956
Product Format freeze-dried
Storage Conditions -60°C
Comments
HA not demonstrated at this passage level.
Effect on Host
CNS signs and death
Recommended Host
suckling mouse, i.c. inoculation
Growth Conditions
Incubation: 3-5 days
Effect on Host
CNS signs and death
Name of Depositor P Holden
Special Collection ATCC
Source
Mosquitoes (Culiseta inornata) collected in Utah, 1956
Year of Origin 1956
References

Hess AD, Holden P. Cache Valley virus, a previously undescribed mosquito-borne agent. Science 130: 1187-1188, 1959. PubMed: 14402567

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