Canid herpesvirus 1 (ATCC® VR-1785)

Classification: Herpesviridae, Varicellovirus  /  Product Format: frozen

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Classification Herpesviridae, Varicellovirus
Agent Canid herpesvirus 1
Strain F 205 (Carmichael)
Common Name Canine herpesvirus
Biosafety Level 2

Biosafety classification is based on U.S. Public Health Service Guidelines, it is the responsibility of the customer to ensure that their facilities comply with biosafety regulations for their own country.

Product Format frozen
Storage Conditions -70°C
Derived by adaptation of primary cell culture product ATCC VR-647 to MDCK cells (ATCC CCL-34). ATCC VR-647 and ATCC VR-1785 have not been compared for sequence or infectivity in primary cell culture and tissue culture. Chloroform/ether sensitive, not known to hemagglutinate, sensitive to pH below 6.5 and heat labile.
Effect on Host
CPE, cell rounding and sloughing
Recommended Host
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°
Recommendations for Infection: Plate cells 24-48 hours prior to infection and infect when cultures are 80-90% confluent. Remove medium and inoculate with a small volume of virus (e.g. 1 mL per 25 cm2) diluted to provide an optimal MOI 0.1. Adsorb 1-2 hours at 37°C in a humidified 5% CO2 atmosphere, rocking every 20-30 minutes to redistribute inoculum. End adsorption by adding virus growth medium.
Incubation: 1-4 days
Effect on Host
CPE, cell rounding and sloughing
Name of Depositor JH Gillespie, New York State Veterinary College, Cornell University
Kidney from 2-3 weeks old puppy

Carmichael LE, et al. Clinical and pathologic features of a fatal viral disease of newborn pups. Am. J. Vet. Res. 26: 803-814, 1965. PubMed: 5892835

Carmichael LE, et al. Identification of a cytopathogenic agent infectious for puppies as a Canine herpesvirus. Proc. Soc. Exp. Biol. Med. 120: 644-650, 1965. PubMed: 4221827

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