Transmissible gastroenteritis virus (ATCC® VR-763)

Classification: Coronaviridae, Alphacoronavirus, Alphacoronavirus 1  /  Product Format: frozen 1 mL per vial

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Classification Coronaviridae, Alphacoronavirus, Alphacoronavirus 1
Agent Transmissible gastroenteritis virus
Strain Purdue (attenuated)
Common Name Transmissible gastroenteritis virus
Applications
It has been extensively used for conducting viral neutralization tests.
Biosafety Level 2
Isolation
Small intestine of infected pig with mild diarrhea
Product Format frozen 1 mL per vial
Storage Conditions -70°C or colder
Comments
Preparation is contaminated with bacteria and may be filtered through a 0.2 µm filter prior to use. Titer of filtrate will decrease by approximately 1 to 2 logs.
Effect on Host
CPE and plaques on porcine kidney cells. Can produce diarrhea in newborn pigs.
Recommended Host
Swine testicular cells
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Incubation: 2 days
Effect on Host
CPE and plaques on porcine kidney cells. Can produce diarrhea in newborn pigs.
Name of Depositor LJ Saif, Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center
Special Collection ATCC
Source
Small intestine of infected pig with mild diarrhea
References

Bohl EH, et al. Antibody responses in serum, colostrum, and milk of swine after infection or vaccination with transmissible gastroenteritis virus. Infect. Immun. 6: 289-301, 1972. PubMed: 4629259

Bohl EH, Kumagai T. The use of cell cultures for the study of TGE virus of swine. Proc. U.S. Livestock Sanit. Assoc. 69: 343-350, 1965.

Saif LJ, Bohl EH. Transmissible gastroenteritis in: diseases of swine, ed. Lemma AD, et al. Iowa State University Press, Ames, IA. 6: 255-274, 1986.

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These permits may be required for shipping this product:

  • Customers located in the state of Hawaii will need to contact the Hawaii Department of Agriculture to determine if an Import Permit is required. A copy of the permit or documentation that a permit is not required must be sent to ATCC in advance of shipment.
  • USDA APHIS VS 16-6 or 16-6A permit must be obtained and a copy of the permit must be sent to ATCC in advance of shipment. The Application Form VS 16-3 (Import controlled material import or transport organisms or vectors) must be submitted to USDA APHIS Veterinary Services to obtain the VS 16-6 or 16-6A permit.
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