Human Coxsackievirus A 11 (ATCC® VR-169)

Classification: Picornaviridae, Enterovirus, Human enterovirus C  /  Product Format: frozen

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Classification Picornaviridae, Enterovirus, Human enterovirus C
Deposited As Coxsackievirus A11
Agent Human Coxsackievirus A 11
Strain Belgium-1
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.

Isolation
Stool of an 18-month-old child collected 33 days after onset of epidemic myalgia (pleurodynia), Belgium, 1951
Product Format frozen
Storage Conditions   -60°C
Effect on Host
Yes, in vitro effects: Cytopathic effects in tissue culture
CPE (TC); death (sM)
Yes, in vivo effects: death in suckling mice
Recommended Host
mouse amnion cells; 1 day old mouse, i.c. inoculation

Host of Choice:  HAm cells for TC, day-old mice, i.c. for mouse passage material

Host Range:  sM, HAm, HED, HeLa  cells.  Adaptation may be necessary if passed from one host to another

suckling mouse; human fetal diploid kidney cells; human diploid embryonic; HeLa cells (ATCC CCL-2). Adaptation may be necessary if passed from one host to another
Growth Conditions
Duration: 6-10 days
Effect on Host
Yes, in vitro effects: Cytopathic effects in tissue culture
CPE (TC); death (sM)
Yes, in vivo effects: death in suckling mice
Name of Depositor HA Wenner
Source
Stool of an 18-month-old child collected 33 days after onset of epidemic myalgia (pleurodynia), Belgium, 1951
Year of Origin 1951
References

Godenne M. . Acta Paediatr. Belg. 8: 29, 1954.

Sickles GM, et al. Recently classified types of Coxsackie virus, group A; behavior in tissue culture. Proc. Soc. Exp. Biol. Med. 90: 529-531, 1955. PubMed: 13273503

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AJ295190 Human coxsackievirus A11 genomic RNA for partial polyprotein gene, isolate VR-169, ATCC.

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