Human adenovirus 20 (ATCC® VR-255)

Classification: Adenoviridae, Mastadenovirus, Human adenovirus D  /  Product Format: freeze-dried

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Classification Adenoviridae, Mastadenovirus, Human adenovirus D
Deposited As Adenovirus type 20
Agent Human adenovirus 20
Strain AV-931 [D55-92]
Applications
Agglutinates rhesus but not rat RBC. This strain has been found to produce follicular conjunctivitis in human volunteers (Feng.
Respiratory research
Biosafety Level 2

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Isolation
Conjunctival scrapings from child with trachoma, Saudi Arabia, 1955
Product Format freeze-dried
Storage Conditions -60°C or colder
Comments
Replicates very slowly. Agglutinates rhesus but not rat RBC. This strain has been found to produce follicular conjunctivitis in human volunteers (Feng. M et al., Am. J. Trop. Med. Hyg. 8: 501, 1959).
REFERENCE STRAIN: Pereira, H.G. et al., Virology 20: 613, 1963.
Effect on Host
Yes, in vitro effects: Cytopathic effects in tissue culture
CPE
Recommended Host
human embryonic kidney cells

Host of Choice: Chang C cells

Host Range: Chang C, HeLa, KB, HEK and other human cell lines; Man (conjunctivitis)

Chang C cells (ATCC CCL-20.2); HeLa cells (ATCC CCL-2); KB cells (ATCC CCL-17); human embryonic kidney cells; human(conjunctivitis)
Growth Conditions
Duration: Prolonged
Effect on Host
Yes, in vitro effects: Cytopathic effects in tissue culture
CPE
Name of Depositor SD Bell
Source
Conjunctival scrapings from child with trachoma, Saudi Arabia, 1955
Year of Origin 1955
References

Bell SD. . Am. J. Trop. Med. Hyg. 9: 523, 1960.

Hierholzer JC, et al. Antigenic relationships among the 47 human adenoviruses determined in reference horse antisera. Arch. Virol. 121: 179-197, 1991. PubMed: 1759904

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