Marituba virus (ATCC® VR-390)

Classification: Bunyaviridae, Orthobunyavirus  /  Product Format: freeze-dried

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Classification Bunyaviridae, Orthobunyavirus
Deposited As Restan virus
Agent Marituba virus
Strain TRVL 51144
Common Name Marituba virus
HA produced
Biosafety Level 2

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Culex (Melanoconion) sp. #9, Trinidad, 1963
Product Format freeze-dried
Storage Conditions -60°C
HA produced (Opt. pH 6.2, 37°C). Most closely related to Murutucu and Marituba by HAI, CF and NT. Related to Oriboca by CF only, HAI most specific.
Effect on Host
Causes death in host animal
Recommended Host
suckling mouse; mouse, 3 to 4 weeks old; hamster, i.p. or i.c. inoculation;
Growth Conditions
Incubation: 2 days
Effect on Host
Causes death in host animal
Name of Depositor RE Shope
Special Collection ATCC
Culex (Melanoconion) sp. #9, Trinidad, 1963
Year of Origin 1963

. Catalogue of arthropod-borne viruses of the world. USPHS Pub. No. 1760Washington, DC: U.S. GPO; 1967.

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