Rabbit fibroma virus (ATCC® VR-364)

Classification: Poxviridae, Leporipoxvirus, Myxoma virus  /  Product Format: frozen

Classification Poxviridae, Leporipoxvirus, Myxoma virus
Deposited As Rabbit fibroma virus, Leporipoxvirus
Agent Rabbit fibroma virus
Strain Kasza
Applications
Antiserum from inoculated rabbits neutralized both this virus and the Shope fibroma virus.
Antiserum from inoculated rabbits neutralized Shope fibroma virus and the above strain.
Biosafety Level 2
Isolation
Wild Ohio rabbit with clinical signs of the disease
Product Format frozen
Storage Conditions   -70° or colder
Comments
The virus is readily propagated in tissue culture. Antiserum from inoculated rabbits neutralized both this virus and the Shope fibroma virus.
AF170722, Rabbit fibroma virus, complete genome
Readily propagated in tissue culture. Antiserum from inoculated rabbits neutralized Shope fibroma virus and the above strain.
Effect on Host
Yes, in vitro effects: causes intracytoplasmic inclusions followed by cell degeneration in tissue culture
CPE; cells round up and slough off monolayer, leading to destruction of entire monolayer.
Recommended Host
primary rabbit kidney cells

Host of Choice:  RK-13, ATCC CCL-37

Host Range: ATCC CCL-106, or PrRabK TC.

primary rabbit kidney cells in tissue culture; rabbit
Growth Conditions
Duration: 5-8 days
Effect on Host
Yes, in vitro effects: causes intracytoplasmic inclusions followed by cell degeneration in tissue culture
CPE; cells round up and slough off monolayer, leading to destruction of entire monolayer.
Name of Depositor L Kasza
Source
Wild Ohio rabbit with clinical signs of the disease
References

Kasza L. Isolation and characterization of a rabbit fibroma virus from a naturally occurring tumor. Am. J. Vet. Res. 35: 87-89, 1974. PubMed: 4809601

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AF170722 Rabbit fibroma virus, complete genome

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AF170722 Rabbit fibroma virus, complete genome