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Coxsackievirus A20 (ATCC® VR-1026)

Classification: Picornavirus, Human Enterovirus  /  Product Format: frozen

Classification Picornavirus, Human Enterovirus
Agent Coxsackievirus A20
Strain IH Pool 35
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
Pool of fecal specimens from patients with infectious hepatitis, New York State, 1955
Product Format frozen
Storage Conditions   -60°C
Comments
In secondary HAm cell cultures, 'Plaques' containing rounded or dendritic cells with granular cytoplasm appear on the 5th day and are maximal on the 6th day.
Effect on Host
Yes, in vitro effects: Cytopathic effects in tissue culture
CPE
Effect on Host
Yes, in vitro effects: Cytopathic effects in tissue culture
CPE
Name of Depositor NIH/NIAID
Source
Pool of fecal specimens from patients with infectious hepatitis, New York State, 1955
Year of Origin 1955
References

Sickles GM, et al. New types of Coxsackie virus, group A. Cytopathogenicity in tissue culture. Proc. Soc. Exp. Biol. Med. 102: 742-743, 1959. PubMed: 14446401