West Nile virus (ATCC® VR-1267)

Classification: Flaviviridae, Flavivirus  /  Product Format: freeze-dried

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Classification Flaviviridae, Flavivirus
Agent West Nile virus
Strain B 956 [V-554-001-522]
Common Name West Nile virus
Applications
Produces encephalitis in rhesus monkey.
Produces encephalitis in rhesus monkey.
Emerging infectious disease research
Vector borne research
Biosafety Level 3
Isolation
blood - human
Isolation date: 1937
Product Format freeze-dried
Storage Conditions 4°C
Comments
Brain tissue from morbid mice will have a titer of about 10(e8). Produces encephalitis in rhesus monkey. Agglutinates goose RBC. Inactivated by ether and by sodium desoxycholate. The virus is transmitted by mosquitoes.
Brain tissue from morbid mice will have a titer of about 10(e8). Produces encephalitis in rhesus monkey. Agglutinates goose RBC. Inactivated by ether and by sodium desoxycholate. The virus is transmitted by mosquitos.
Effect on Host
Yes, in vivo effects: Illness and death
lethal in M, sM
Effect on Host
Yes, in vivo effects: Illness and death
lethal in M, sM
Name of Depositor NIH/NIAID
Special Collection ATCC
Source
blood - human
Isolation date: 1937
Geographical Isolation Uganda, Africa
Year of Origin 1937
References

Smithburn KC. . Am. J. Trop. Med. Hyg. 20: 471, 1940.

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