Zika virus (ATCC® VR-84)

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

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Classification Flaviviridae, Flavivirus
Agent Zika virus
Strain MR 766 (Original)
Biosafety Level 2
Product Format freeze-dried
Storage Conditions -70°C or colder
Comments
Agglutinates goose and chicken RBC. Non-pathogenic for hamster, guinea pig or rabbit. Accidental infection has occurred in laboratory personnel

The lyophilized culture is stable at 4°C, and should be stored at -70°C or colder once rehydrated
Effect on Host
Paralysis and death
Recommended Host
Sucking mouse
Growth Conditions Recommendations for Infection: Inoculate intracerebrally into suckling mice.  Resuspend 20% sMb with 7.5% BSA in PBS.
Incubation: 5-7 days
Effect on Host
Paralysis and death
Name of Depositor J. Casals, Rockefeller Foundation
Source Blood from experimental forest sentinel rhesus monkey, Uganda, 1947
Year of Origin 1947
References

Dick GW. Trans. R. Soc. Trop. Med. Hyg. 46: 509, 1952.

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