Human coxsackievirus A3 (ATCC® VR-163)

Classification: Picornaviridae, Enterovirus, Enterovirus A  /  Product Format: frozen

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Classification Picornaviridae, Enterovirus, Enterovirus A
Deposited As Coxsackievirus A3
Agent Human coxsackievirus A3
Strain Olson
Biosafety Level 2
Isolation
Stool of a 2-year-old child with nuchal rigidity and spasm of hamstring muscles, New York, 1948
Product Format frozen
Storage Conditions -60°C
Comments
In secondary HAm cells, CPE appears in 3-5 days and consists of 'plaques' containing rounded or dendritic cells with granular cytoplasm.
In secondary HAm cells, CPE appears in 3-5 days and consists of 'plaques' containing rounded or dendritic cells with granular cytoplasm.
Effect on Host
Yes, in vitro effects: Cytopathic effects in tissue culture
CPE
Recommended Host
human amnion cells

Host of Choice:  HAm cells

Host Range: sM, HAm cells

suckling mouse; human amnion cells
Growth Conditions
Duration: 3-5 days
Effect on Host
Yes, in vitro effects: Cytopathic effects in tissue culture
CPE
Name of Depositor HA Wenner
Source
Stool of a 2-year-old child with nuchal rigidity and spasm of hamstring muscles, New York, 1948
Year of Origin 1948
References

Sickles G. . Proc. Soc. Exp. Biol. Med. 72: 30, 1949.

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