Influenza A virus (H1N1) (ATCC® VR-95)

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

Classification Orthomyxoviridae, Influenzavirus A
Agent Influenza A virus (H1N1)
Strain A/PR/8/34
Applications
Influenza Research
Biosafety Level 2
Product Format frozen 1 mL per vial
Storage Conditions -70°C or colder
Comments
Third edition of HHS Publication No. (CDC) 93-8395 notes no reports of laboratory-acquired infection with strain A/PR/8/34.
Effect on Host
Hemagglutinates chicken red blood cells and possible death of chicken embryo
Recommended Host
Specific pathogen free chicken embryonated eggs, 10-11 days
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 35°C
Recommendations for Infection: Dilute virus in D-PBS prior to inoculation.
Incubation: 2-3 days in a humidified atmosphere
Effect on Host
Hemagglutinates chicken red blood cells and possible death of chicken embryo
Name of Depositor WA Chappell, M Coleman, Center for Disease Control and Prevention
Special Collection NCRR Contract
Source Patient in Puerto Rico, 1934
References

Francis T. Immunological relationships of strains of filterable virus recovered from cases of human influenza. Proc. Soc. Exp. Biol. Med. 32: 1172-1175, 1935.