Tamiami virus (ATCC® VR-710)

Classification: Arenaviridae, Arenavirus, New World Arenaviruses  /  Product Format: freeze-dried

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Classification Arenaviridae, Arenavirus, New World Arenaviruses
Agent Tamiami virus
Strain W-10777
Common Name Tamiami virus
Applications
Labile at 56°C for 30 minutes. Sensitive to sodium deoxycholate. HA not produced in goose, human O, guinea pig, sheep, mouse, and green monkey RBC at pH 5.9 to 7.2 at 4 to 37°C.
Biosafety Level 2
Isolation
Adult male Sigmodon hispidus, Florida, 1965
Product Format freeze-dried
Storage Conditions -60°C or colder
Comments
Labile at 56°C for 30 minutes. Sensitive to sodium deoxycholate. HA not produced in goose, human O, guinea pig, sheep, mouse, and green monkey RBC at pH 5.9 to 7.2 at 4 to 37°C.
Effect on Host
causes death in host animal
Recommended Host
suckling mouse
suckling mouse, i .c. inoculation; Vero cells (ATCC CCL-81); LLC-MK2 cells (ATCC CCL-7)
Growth Conditions
Incubation: 9-10 days
Effect on Host
causes death in host animal
Name of Depositor RE Shope
Source
Adult male Sigmodon hispidus, Florida, 1965
Year of Origin 1965
References

. Tamiami (TAM) strain. W-10777. Am. J. Trop. Med. Hyg. 19: Suppl:1157-Suppl:1158, 1970. PubMed: 4395318

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