Modoc virus (ATCC® VR-415)

Classification: Flaviviridae, Flavivirus  /  Product Format: freeze-dried

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Classification Flaviviridae, Flavivirus
Agent Modoc virus
Strain M 544
Applications
HA produced.
Biosafety Level 2
Isolation
Peromyscus maniculatus, (mouse), lactating mammary gland, California, 1958
Product Format freeze-dried
Storage Conditions -60°C
Comments
HA produced. One way cross-immunity with Rio Bravo. No arthropod vector demonstrated. *)Requests for this agent must carry signed statement assuming all risks and responsibility for lab handling.
Effect on Host
Causes death in host animal
Recommended Host
suckling mouse, i.c. inoculation or i.p. inoculation
suckling mouse; mouse, 2 to 4 weeks old, i.c. inoculation; hamster; newborn chicken (viremia); HeLa cells (ATCC CCL-2); hamster kidney cells
Growth Conditions
Incubation: 5-7 days
Effect on Host
Causes death in host animal
Name of Depositor Yale Arbovirus Research Unit
Source
Peromyscus maniculatus, (mouse), lactating mammary gland, California, 1958
Year of Origin 1958
References

. Catalogue of arthropod-borne viruses of the world. USPHS Pub. No. 1760Washington, DC: U.S. GPO; 1967.

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