Infectious pancreatic necrosis virus (ATCC® VR-877)

Classification: Birnaviridae,Aquabirnavirus  /  Product Format: freeze-dried

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Classification Birnaviridae,Aquabirnavirus
Agent Infectious pancreatic necrosis virus
Strain West Buxton
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.

Product Format freeze-dried
Storage Conditions -70°C or colder
Effect on Host
Cytoplasmic contraction and cell lysis
Recommended Host
rainbow trout gonad (RTG-2) cells (ATCC CCL-55)
RTG-2 cells (ATCC CCL-55); other fish cell lines; salmonid fishes (Salvelinus fontinalis, S. namaycush, Salmo gairdneri, S. trutta, S. clarki, S. salar and Oncorhynchus kisutch)
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 15°C
Incubation: 2 days
Effect on Host
Cytoplasmic contraction and cell lysis
Name of Depositor KE Wolf, MC Quimby

Lientz JC, Springer JE. Neutralization tests of infectious pancreatic necrosis virus with polyvalent antiserum. J. Wildl. Dis. 9: 120-124, 1973. PubMed: 4701178

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  • 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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