This material is bacterially contaminated.
This virus produces respiratory and reproductive disease in pigs.
Strain is used for the production of vaccine against porcine respiratory and reproductive syndrome.
Inoculate 2-3 day-old confluent monolayers with undiluted or 1:10 dilution of virus stock. After 1 hour add culture medium containing 2% FBS.
Effect on Host
Yes, in vitro effects: Cytopathic effects (degeneration, rounding, and clumping of cells)
CPE characterized by rounding of cells, clumping, clustering and degeneration of cells.