Rabies virus (ATCC® VR-139)

Classification: Rhabdoviridae, Lyssavirus  /  Product Format: frozen

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Classification Rhabdoviridae, Lyssavirus
Agent Rabies virus
Strain Flury (HEP)
Biosafety Level 2
human CNS tissue, Georgia, 1939
Product Format frozen
Storage Conditions -60°C
Used as a live vaccine for the immunization of bovines, dogs and cats. *Requests for this agent must carry signed statement assuming all risks and responsibility for lab handling.
Effect on Host
Virus replication in embryo
Recommended Host
7 day chicken embryo, yolk sac inoculation
chicken embryo; mouse, 1 to 4 day old, i. c.inoculation; chicken embryo fibroblasts
Growth Conditions
Incubation: 9 days
Effect on Host
Virus replication in embryo
Name of Depositor CP Cerini
Special Collection ATCC
human CNS tissue, Georgia, 1939
Year of Origin 1939

Leach CN. . Am. J. Trop. Med. Hyg. 20: 335, 1940.

Koprowski H. . Bull. World Health Organ. 10: 709, 1954.

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These permits may be required for shipping this product:

  • This item is listed on the Commerce Control List of the U.S. Department of Commerce and is distributed only within the 50 United States. Distribution requires completion of a Customer Acceptance of Responsibility (CAR) for Commerce Control List Biologicals form.
  • 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.
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