Quaranfil (ATCC® VR-459)

Classification: Unclassified  /  Product Format: freeze-dried

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Classification Unclassified
Agent Quaranfil
Strain Eg Ar 1095
No HA produced.
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.

Argas arboreus, Egypt, 1953
Product Format freeze-dried
Storage Conditions -60°C
No HA produced.
Effect on Host
Causes death in host animal
Recommended Host
suckling mouse, i.c. inoculation or i.p. inoculation
suckling mouse; mouse, 3 to 4 weeks old, i.c. inoculation; chicken embryo, yolk sac; chicken, s.c. inoculation; guinea pig, i.p. inoculation
Growth Conditions
Incubation: 4-6 days
Effect on Host
Causes death in host animal
Name of Depositor Yale Arbovirus Research Unit
Argas arboreus, Egypt, 1953
Year of Origin 1953

Taylor RM, et al. Arboviruses isolated from ARGAS TICKS IN Egypt: Quaranfil, Chenuda, and Nyamanini. Am. J. Trop. Med. Hyg. 15: 76-86, 1966. PubMed: 5901633

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