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
Isolation
Blood from experimental forest sentinel rhesus monkey, Uganda, 1947
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.
Agglutinates goose and chicken RBC. Non-pathogenic for hamster, guinea pig or rabbit. Accidental infection has occurred in laboratory personnel.
Effect on Host
Yes, in vivo effects: Paralysis and death
Paralysis and death
Recommended Host
mouse, i.c. inoculation

Production Host:  Sucking mouse

mouse, i.c. inoculation; newborn mouse, i.c. or i.p. inoculation; monkey (inapparent)
Growth Conditions
Duration: 3-5 days
Effect on Host
Yes, in vivo effects: Paralysis and death
Paralysis and death
Name of Depositor J Casals
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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