Ntaya virus (ATCC® VR-78)

Classification: Flaviviridae, Flavivirus  /  Product Format: freeze-dried

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Classification Flaviviridae, Flavivirus
Agent Ntaya virus
Strain Original
Biosafety Level 2
Isolation
Mosquitoes of Ntaya swamp, Western Uganda, 1943
Product Format freeze-dried
Storage Conditions 4°C
Comments
Extracts of infected brain tissue will agglutinate goose RBC. Neutralizing antibody commonly found in human sera from residents of East Africa.
Effect on Host
Causes death in host animal
Recommended Host
suckling mouse, i.c. inoculation
mosquito; mouse; other mammals
Growth Conditions
Incubation: 4-5 days
Effect on Host
Causes death in host animal
Name of Depositor J Casals
Source
Mosquitoes of Ntaya swamp, Western Uganda, 1943
Year of Origin 1943
References

Haddow AJ, Smithburn KC. Ntaya virus; a hitherto unknown agent isolated from mosquitoes collected in Uganda. Proc. Soc. Exp. Biol. Med. 77: 130-133, 1951. PubMed: 14844417

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