Sepik virus (ATCC® VR-906)

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

Classification Flaviviridae, Flavivirus
Agent Sepik virus
Strain MK 7148
Biosafety Level 3
Isolation
Mansonia septempunctata, New Guinea, 1966
Product Format freeze-dried
Storage Conditions -70°C
Comments
Closely related to Wesselsbron virus but distinguishable by neutralization test from both South African and Thai strain.
10% sM brain suspension
Effect on Host
Cytopathic effects (plaques formation) in chicken embryo fibroblasts
Death in suckling mice (i.c.)
Recommended Host
suckling mouse, i.c. inoculation
suckling mouse brain; chicken embryo fibroblasts
Growth Conditions
Incubation: 7-9 days
Effect on Host
Cytopathic effects (plaques formation) in chicken embryo fibroblasts
Death in suckling mice (i.c.)
Name of Depositor RE Shope
Source
Mansonia septempunctata, New Guinea, 1966
Year of Origin 1966
References

. International catalogue of arboviruses. 2nd ed.Bethesda, MD: DHEW; 1975.