Lagos bat (ATCC® VR-720)

Product Format: frozen

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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.

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  • This item is listed on the Commerce Control List of the U.S. Department of Commerce and is distributed only within the 50 United States. Distribution requires completion of a Customer Acceptance of Responsibility (CAR) for Commerce Control List Biologicals form.
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  • USDA APHIS VS 16-6 or 16-6A permit must be obtained and a copy of the permit must be sent to ATCC in advance of shipment. The Application Form VS 16-3 (Import controlled material import or transport organisms or vectors) must be submitted to USDA APHIS Veterinary Services to obtain the VS 16-6 or 16-6A permit.
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