Human echovirus 13 (ATCC® VR-1054)

Classification: Picornaviridae, Enterovirus, Human enterovirus B  /  Product Format: frozen

Classification Picornaviridae, Enterovirus, Human enterovirus B
Deposited As Echovirus 13
Agent Human echovirus 13
Strain DelCarmen
Biosafety Level 2
Isolation
Rectal swab of 4 mo. old female, Phillipine Islands, 1953
Product Format frozen
Storage Conditions -60°C or colder
Comments
Agglutinates human type O RBC. Recognized Reference Strain: Committee on Enteroviruses, Amer. J. Hyg. 74: 7, 1961
Echovirus 13 infections have been linked to an increased incidence of aseptic meningitis.
Agglutinates human type O RBC. Recognized Reference Strain: Committee on Enteroviruses, Amer. J. Hyg. 74: 7, 1961
Effect on Host
Yes, in vitro effects: Cytopathic effects in tissue culture
CPE
Effect on Host
Yes, in vitro effects: Cytopathic effects in tissue culture
CPE
Name of Depositor NIH/NIAID
Source
Rectal swab of 4 mo. old female, Phillipine Islands, 1953
Year of Origin 1953
References

Hammon WM, et al. ECHO virus type 13. I. Isolation and characteristics. Proc. Soc. Exp. Biol. Med. 100: 425-429, 1959. PubMed: 13634161

. Echovirus Type 13 - United States, 2001. Morb. Mortal. Wkly. Rep. 50: 777-780, 2001.