Influenza B virus (ATCC® VR-1813)

Classification: Orthomyxoviridae, Influenzavirus B  /  Product Format: frozen 1 mL per vial

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Classification Orthomyxoviridae, Influenzavirus B
Agent Influenza B virus
Strain B/Massachusetts/2/2012
Biosafety Level 2
Product Format frozen 1 mL per vial
Storage Conditions Vapor phase of liquid nitrogen
Comments Yamagata lineage.
Effect on Host
Hemagglutinates chicken RBC
Recommended Host
SPF chicken embryonated eggs, 10 days
Growth Conditions Temperature: 33.5°C
Recommendations for Infection: Dilute virus in DPBS prior to inoculation.
Incubation: 2 days in a humidified atmosphere.
Effect on Host
Hemagglutinates chicken RBC
Name of Depositor Massachusetts Department of Public Health
Source Human, Massachusetts, 2012
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  • 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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