Latino virus (ATCC® VR-674)

Classification: Arenavirus  /  Product Format: freeze-dried

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Classification Arenavirus
Agent Latino virus
Strain 10924
Biosafety Level 2
Isolation
Adult pregnant female Calomys callosus, Bolivia, 1965
Product Format freeze-dried
Storage Conditions -60°C or colder
Comments
Enveloped RNA virus approximately 110 nm in diameter. Plaque reduction can be demonstrated in Vero cells with immune sera.
Effect on Host
causes death in host animal
Recommended Host
suckling hamster, i.c. inoculation
suckling hamster; Vero cells (ATCC CCL-81)
Growth Conditions
Incubation: less than 8 days
Effect on Host
causes death in host animal
Name of Depositor PA Webb
Source
Adult pregnant female Calomys callosus, Bolivia, 1965
Year of Origin 1965
References

Murphy FA, et al. Arenoviruses in Vero cells: ultrastructural studies. J. Virol. 6: 507-518, 1970. PubMed: 5497898

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