Influenza B virus (ATCC® VR-295)

Classification: Orthomyxoviridae, Influenzavirus B  /  Product Format: frozen 1 mL per vial

Classification Orthomyxoviridae, Influenzavirus B
Agent Influenza B virus
Strain B/Taiwan/2/62
Applications
Influenza Research
Biosafety Level 2
Product Format frozen 1 mL per vial
Storage Conditions -70°C or colder
Comments Item is pooled allantonic fluid from infected eggs.
Effect on Host
Hemagglutinates chicken RBC
Recommended Host
SPF chicken embryonated eggs, 10-11 days
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 34°C
Recommendations for Infection: Dilute virus in D-PBS prior to inoculation.
Incubation: 2-3 days
Effect on Host
Hemagglutinates chicken RBC
Name of Depositor RQ Robinson, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Source Patient in Taiwan, 1962
References

Green IJ, et al. The isolation and characterization of a new Influenza Type B virus on Taiwan. Am. J. Hyg. 79: 107-112, 1964. PubMed: 14114349