Lagos bat (ATCC® VR-720)

Product Format: frozen

Agent Lagos bat
Biosafety Level 2
Isolation
Pool of brains from six adult male fruit bats (Eidolon helvum), Lagos Island, Nigeria, West Africa, 1956
Product Format frozen
Storage Conditions -60°C
Comments
Related to rabies virus by CF and SN. Sensitive to ether and sodium deoxycholate.
10% sM brain suspension
Effect on Host
Cytopathic effects (plaque formation) in Vero cells
Death in mice (i.c.)
Recommended Host
suckling mouse, i.c. inoculation
mouse, 1 to 28 days old, i.c. inoculation; Vero cells (ATCC CCL-81)
Growth Conditions
Incubation: 7-8 days
Effect on Host
Cytopathic effects (plaque formation) in Vero cells
Death in mice (i.c.)
Name of Depositor RE Shope
Source
Pool of brains from six adult male fruit bats (Eidolon helvum), Lagos Island, Nigeria, West Africa, 1956
Year of Origin 1956
References

Boulger LR, Porterfield JS. . Trans. R. Soc. Trop. Med. Hyg. 52: 421, 1958.