Wad Medani (ATCC® VR-470)

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

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Classification Reoviridae, Orbivirus
Agent Wad Medani
Strain Eg Ar 492
Biosafety Level 2
Isolation
Adult Rhipicephalus sanguineus, Sudan, Egypt, 1952
Product Format freeze-dried
Storage Conditions -60°C
Effect on Host
Causes death in host animal
Recommended Host
suckling mouse, i.c. inoculation
suckling mouse, i .c. inoculation; chicken embryo, yolk sac
Growth Conditions
Incubation: 4-6 days
Effect on Host
Causes death in host animal
Name of Depositor Yale Arbovirus Research Unit
Source
Adult Rhipicephalus sanguineus, Sudan, Egypt, 1952
Year of Origin 1952
References

Taylor RM, et al. Isolation of a virus (Wad Medani) from Rhipicephalus sanguineus collected in Sudan. Am. J. Trop. Med. Hyg. 15: 75, 1966. PubMed: 5901632

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