Anopheles B virus (ATCC® VR-474)

Classification: Bunyaviridae, Orthobunyavirus  /  Product Format: freeze-dried

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Classification Bunyaviridae, Orthobunyavirus
Deposited As Boracea virus
Agent Anopheles B virus
Strain SpAr 395
Common Name Anopheles B virus
No HA produced.
Biosafety Level 2
Anopheles cruzii, Brazil, 1962
Product Format freeze-dried
Storage Conditions -60°C
No HA produced.
Effect on Host
Causes death in host animal
Recommended Host
suckling mouse, i.c. or i.p. inoculation; BHK-21(C-13) cells (ATCC CCL-10)
Growth Conditions
Incubation: 5 days
Effect on Host
Causes death in host animal
Name of Depositor Yale Arbovirus Research Unit
Special Collection ATCC
Anopheles cruzii, Brazil, 1962
Year of Origin 1962

Lopes O de S, et al. Boraceia virus. A new virus related to anopheles B virus. Proc. Soc. Exp. Biol. Med. 123: 502-504, 1966. PubMed: 5924494

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