Erythromelalgia-related poxvirus (ATCC® VR-1431)

Classification: Poxviridae, Orthopoxvirus  /  Product Format: frozen

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Classification Poxviridae, Orthopoxvirus
Deposited As Erythromelalgia-related poxvirus, Orthopoxvirus
Agent Erythromelalgia-related poxvirus
Strain P-4
Applications
ERPV can be neutralized by anti-vaccinia virus and anti-ectromelia virus antibody, however rabbit anti-ERPV sera are unable to neutralize vaccinia virus and ectromelia virus.
ERPV can be neutralized by anti-vaccinia virus and anti-ectromelia virus antibody, however rabbit anti-ERPV sera are unable to neutralize vaccinia virus and ectromelia virus.
Biosafety Level 2

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Isolation
throat swab from a human female with epidemic erythromelalgia, Puqi County, Hubei Province, China
Product Format frozen
Storage Conditions -70° or colder
Comments
ERPV can be neutralized by anti-vaccinia virus and anti-ectromelia virus antibody, however rabbit anti-ERPV sera are unable to neutralize vaccinia virus and ectromelia virus.
ERPV can be neutralized by anti-vaccinia virus and anti-ectromelia virus antibody, however rabbit anti-ERPV sera are unable to neutralize vaccinia virus and ectromelia virus.
Effect on Host
Yes, in vitro effects: Cytopathic effects in tissue culture
CPE (syncytia)
Recommended Host
MA-104 cells (ATCC CRL-2378)
HOST OF CHOICE: MA-104 cells (ATCC CRL-2378)
MA-104 cells (ATCC CCL-2378); BS-C-1 cells (ATCC CCL-26); HEp-2 cells (ATCC CCL-23); human embryo lung cells; guinea pig embryo cells; rabbit kidney cells; chicken embryo cells; newborn mouse, i.p. inoculation
HOST RANGE: MA-104, BSC-1, HEp-2, human embryonic lung cells, GP embryo cells, Rab K cells, CE cells, and newborn mice (i.p.)
Growth Conditions
Duration: 3 days at 36C
Effect on Host
Yes, in vitro effects: Cytopathic effects in tissue culture
CPE (syncytia)
Name of Depositor ZM Zheng
Source
throat swab from a human female with epidemic erythromelalgia, Puqi County, Hubei Province, China
References

Zheng ZM, et al. Poxviruses isolated from epidemic erythromelalgia in China. Lancet 1: 296, 1988. PubMed: 2893103

Zheng ZM. . Chin. J. Exp. Clin. Vir. 2: 4-8, 1988.

Zheng ZM, et al. Further characterization of the biological and pathogenic properties of erythromelalgia-related poxviruses. J. Gen. Virol. 73: 2011-2019, 1992. PubMed: 1322958

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