Umatilla virus (ATCC® VR-449)

Classification: Reoviridae, Orbivirus  /  Product Format: freeze-dried

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Classification Reoviridae, Orbivirus
Agent Umatilla virus
Strain IG 7481
Common Name Umatilla virus
Biosafety Level 2
Isolation
Whole triturated Culex vishnui, India, 1956
Product Format freeze-dried
Storage Conditions -60°C
Comments
Non-pathogenic for 3- to 4-week-old mice. Sodium deoxycholate sensitive.
Effect on Host
Causes death in host animal
Recommended Host
suckling mouse, i.c. inoculation or i.p. inoculation
suckling mouse, i.c. or i.p. inoculation
Growth Conditions
Incubation: 5 days
Effect on Host
Causes death in host animal
Name of Depositor RE Shope
Special Collection ATCC
Source
Whole triturated Culex vishnui, India, 1956
Year of Origin 1956
References

Dandawate CN, et al. Virus isolations from mosquitoes collected in North Arcot district, Madras state, and Chittoor district, Andhra Pradesh between November 1955 and October 1957. Indian J. Med. Res. 57: 1420-1426, 1969. PubMed: 4395257

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

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