Guinea pig X virus (ATCC® VR-914)

Classification: Herpesvirus, Guinea Pig  /  Product Format: frozen

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Classification Herpesvirus, Guinea Pig
Agent Guinea pig X virus
Strain B-19
Biosafety Level 2
Isolation
Buffy coat (leukocytes) of healthy, strain 2 guinea pigs
Product Format frozen
Storage Conditions -60°C
Comments
Serologically distinct from guinea pig salivary gland virus (ATCC VR-682) and guinea pig herpes-like virus (ATCC VR-543).
Effect on Host
Cytopathic effects in tissue culture
Recommended Host
guinea pig embryo cells
guinea pig embryo cells; primary guinea pig kidney cells
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Incubation: 15-20 days
Effect on Host
Cytopathic effects in tissue culture
Name of Depositor F Bia
Source
Buffy coat (leukocytes) of healthy, strain 2 guinea pigs
References

Bia FJ, et al. New endogenous herpesvirus of guinea pigs: biological and molecular characterization. J. Virol. 36: 245-253, 1980. PubMed: 6255209

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