Human rhinovirus 98 (ATCC® VR-1298)

Classification: Picornaviridae, Rhinovirus, Human rhinovirus A  /  Product Format: frozen

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Classification Picornaviridae, Rhinovirus, Human rhinovirus A
Deposited As Rhinovirus type 98
Agent Human rhinovirus 98
Strain SF-4006
Respiratory research
Positive for Mycoplasma No
Biosafety Level 2
clinical specimen - human
Product Format frozen
Storage Conditions -70°C or colder
At the time of deposit, this virus was reported to not cross-react with other recognized rhinoviruses. It was originally grown in HeLa cells contaminated with Mycoplasma orale and then treated with chloroform.
Effect on Host
Cytopathic effects (destruction of host cells)
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 33°C
Effect on Host
Cytopathic effects (destruction of host cells)
Name of Depositor VV Hamparian
Special Collection ATCC
clinical specimen - human

Hamparian VV, et al. A collaborative report: rhinoviruses--extension of the numbering system from 89 to 100. Virology 159: 191-192, 1987. PubMed: 3037780

can also be grown on other human cell lines

upper respiratory tract of a patient with common cold

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