Avian encephalomyelitis virus (ATCC® VR-713)

Classification: Picornaviridae, Tremovirus  /  Product Format: frozen

Classification Picornaviridae, Tremovirus
Agent Avian encephalomyelitis virus
Strain Van Roekel
Applications
Protected against effect of heat by divalent magnesium ion.
It is recommended that chick embryos from pathogen free flocks be used as hosts to ensure that they are susceptible to the avian encephalomyelitis virus.
Protected against effect of heat by divalent magnesium ion.
Biosafety Level 2
Isolation
chicken brain
Product Format frozen
Storage Conditions  -70°C or colder
Comments
SIZE: 20-30 nm. RNA. Specific gravity: 1.33gm/cm^3. Resistant to chloroform, trypsin, pepsin and deoxyribonuclease. Protected against effect of heat by divalent magnesium ion.
It is recommended that chick embryos from pathogen free flocks be used as hosts to ensure that they are susceptible to the avian encephalomyelitis virus. Virus may be passaged by inoculating yolk sac and harvesting brain of infected CE.
SIZE: 20-30 nm. RNA. Specific gravity: 1.33gm/cm3. Resistant to chloroform, trypsin, pepsin and deoxyribonuclease. Protected against effect of heat by divalent magnesium ion.
Effect on Host
Yes, in vivo effects: Muscular dystrophy and paralysis in chicken embryos
Muscular dystrophy and paralysis in chicken embryos
Recommended Host
5 to 7 day chicken embryos (susceptible strains)

Production Host:  Susceptible 5-7 day old chicken embryos

newborn chicken; chicken embryos (susceptible)
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37.0°C
Duration: 9 days
Effect on Host
Yes, in vivo effects: Muscular dystrophy and paralysis in chicken embryos
Muscular dystrophy and paralysis in chicken embryos
Name of Depositor RE Luginbuhl
Source
chicken brain
References

Diseases of poultry. 6th ed.Iowa: Iowa State University Press; 1972.