Rabies street virus (ATCC® VR-137)

Classification: Rhabdovirus  /  Product Format: frozen

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Classification Rhabdovirus
Agent Rabies street virus
Biosafety Level 3

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.

Salivary gland of rabid dog, New York City
Product Format frozen
Storage Conditions -70°C
*Requests for this agent must carry signed statement assuming all risks and responsibility for lab handling.
Effect on Host
Paralysis and death
Recommended Host
mouse, i.c. inoculation
mouse; dog; bovine
Growth Conditions
Incubation: 6-9 days
Effect on Host
Paralysis and death
Name of Depositor TJ Wiktor
Salivary gland of rabid dog, New York City

Koprowski H. . Can. J. Public Health 40: 60, 1949.

Notice: Necessary PermitsPermits

These permits may be required for shipping this product:

  • USDA APHIS VS 16-6 or 16-6A permit must be obtained and a copy of the permit must be sent to ATCC in advance of shipment. The Application Form VS 16-3 (Import controlled material import or transport organisms or vectors) must be submitted to USDA APHIS Veterinary Services to obtain the VS 16-6 or 16-6A permit.
  • This item is listed on the Commerce Control List of the U.S. Department of Commerce and is distributed only within the 50 United States. Distribution requires completion of a Customer Acceptance of Responsibility (CAR) for Commerce Control List (CCL) Biologicals form.
  • Customers located in the state of Hawaii will need to contact the Hawaii Department of Agriculture to determine if an Import Permit is required. A copy of the permit or documentation that a permit is not required must be sent to ATCC in advance of shipment.
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