(CRL-8054)

U.S. Patent Number
Biosafety Level 1

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.

Comments
This tick species has been implicated in the natural cycles of a number of microbial pathogens including bacteria, rickettsiae and viruses.
Has potential for use in the development of vaccines and diagnostic reagents.
Shipped frozen
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Basic Documentation
References

Cory JC, et al. Tick cell lines. US Patent 4,447,537 dated May 8 1984