Maguari virus (ATCC® VR-87)

Classification: Bunyaviridae, Orthobunyavirus  /  Product Format: frozen

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Classification Bunyaviridae, Orthobunyavirus
Deposited As Bunyamwera virus
Agent Maguari virus
Strain Original
Biosafety Level 2
Isolation
Aedes spp. mosquitoes caught in Bunyamwera, an uninhabited area in Western Uganda, 1943
Product Format frozen
Storage Conditions -60°C
Comments
Agglutinates goose RBC. Inactivated by ether and sodium deoxycholate. Transmitted by mosquitoes.
Effect on Host
Yes, in vivo effects: death of mice inoculated i.c
Death
Recommended Host
suckling mouse, i.c. or i.p. inoculation; mouse, i.c. inoculation

Host of Choice:  sM

Host Range: M (i.c., i.p.), Ha (i.c.), Man, RhMk

Growth Conditions
Duration: 3-7 days
Effect on Host
Yes, in vivo effects: death of mice inoculated i.c
Death
Name of Depositor J Casals
Special Collection ATCC
Source
Aedes spp. mosquitoes caught in Bunyamwera, an uninhabited area in Western Uganda, 1943
Year of Origin 1943
References

Smithburn KC. . Amer. J. Trop. Med. 26: 189, 1946.

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