Ndumu (ATCC® VR-371)

Classification: Togavirus, Alphavirus  /  Product Format: freeze-dried

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Classification Togavirus, Alphavirus
Agent Ndumu
Strain SA Ar 2211
Applications
HA produced irregularly (Opt. pH 6.0).
Biosafety Level 3
Isolation
Aedes (Neomelaniconion) circumluteolus, Northern Natal, South Africa, 1959
Product Format freeze-dried
Storage Conditions -60°C
Comments
HA produced irregularly (Opt. pH 6.0).
Effect on Host
Causes death in host animal
Recommended Host
suckling mouse, i.c. inoculation or i.p. inoculation
suckling mouse; mouse, 3 to 4 weeks old, i.c. inoculation;
Growth Conditions
Incubation: 1-2 days
Effect on Host
Causes death in host animal
Name of Depositor Yale Arbovirus Research Unit
Source
Aedes (Neomelaniconion) circumluteolus, Northern Natal, South Africa, 1959
Year of Origin 1959
References

Kokernot RH, et al. Ndumu virus, a hitherto unknown agent, isolated from culicine mosouitoes collected in northern Natal. Union of South Africa. Am. J. Trop. Med. Hyg. 10: 383-386, 1961. PubMed: 13757662

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