Tacaiuma virus (ATCC® VR-465)

Classification: Bunyaviridae, Orthobunyavirus  /  Product Format: freeze-dried

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Classification Bunyaviridae, Orthobunyavirus
Agent Tacaiuma virus
Strain Be An 73
Common Name Tacaiuma virus
Applications
HA produced (Opt. pH 6.0, 27°C).
Biosafety Level 2
Isolation
Sentinel Cebus apella, Brazil, 1955
Product Format freeze-dried
Storage Conditions -60°C
Comments
HA produced (Opt. pH 6.0, 27°C).
Effect on Host
Causes death in host animal
Recommended Host
suckling mouse; mouse, 3 to 4 weeks old, i.c. inoculation
Growth Conditions
Incubation: 4-6 days
Effect on Host
Causes death in host animal
Name of Depositor Yale Arbovirus Research Unit
Special Collection ATCC
Source
Sentinel Cebus apella, Brazil, 1955
Year of Origin 1955
References

Causey OR, et al. The isolation of arthropod-borne viruses, including members of two hitherto undescribed serological groups, in the Amazon region of Brazil. Am. J. Trop. Med. Hyg. 10: 227-249, 1961. PubMed: 13691675

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