Feline picornavirus (ATCC® VR-653)

Classification: Calicivirus  /  Product Format: frozen

Classification Calicivirus
Agent Feline picornavirus
Strain FRI-14 (C-14)
Applications
Cross-reacts with other members of the feline picornavirus group, heat and acid labile.
Cross-reacts with other members of the feline picornavirus group, heat and acid labile.
Biosafety Level 2

Biosafety  classification is based on U.S. Public Health Service Guidelines, it is the responsibility of the customer to ensure that their facilities comply with biosafety regulations for their own country.

Isolation
Upper respiratory tract of cat with inflammation of upper respiratory tract and conjunctivitis
Product Format frozen
Storage Conditions -70°C
Comments
Cross-reacts with other members of the feline picornavirus group, heat and acid labile.
Cross-reacts with other members of the feline picornavirus group, heat and acid labile.
Effect on Host
Yes, in vitro effects: Foci of swollen refractile cells, no inclusions, rapid progress of CPE
Foci of swollen refractile cells, no inclusions, rapid progression of CPE.
Recommended Host
Fc3Tg cells (ATCC CCL-176)

Host of Choice: Fc3Tg

cat (domestic and exotic); feline tissue culture cells
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37.0°C
Duration: 2 days
Effect on Host
Yes, in vitro effects: Foci of swollen refractile cells, no inclusions, rapid progress of CPE
Foci of swollen refractile cells, no inclusions, rapid progression of CPE.
Name of Depositor NCI-Frederick Cancer Research and Development Center
Source
Upper respiratory tract of cat with inflammation of upper respiratory tract and conjunctivitis
References

Niemann WH, et al. Isolation of cytopathic agents from the nasopharyngeal region of the domestic cat. Virology 10: 283-285, 1960. PubMed: 13812640